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A Rose for Emily

A Rose for Emily


by William Faulkner

Discussion & Essay Questions

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  1. The story begins with a funeral that commemorates Miss Emily's presence in her town.  Write an essay that explores how the story memorializes Miss Emily and her eccentricities.  Why is Miss Emily worth remembering?  How is her character a reflection of the Old South?