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A Rose for Emily

A Rose for Emily

by William Faulkner

A Rose for Emily: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A Rose for Emily? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What keeps the plot in motion even though it isn't clear why?


McDonald
McCheese
Macbeth
Macduff
Macguffin
Q. What is certain besides death?


Life
Skin
Humor
Taxes
Procreation
Q. What covers the small of dead bodies?


Lime
Lemon
Rosemary
Thyme
Oregano
Q. What creates a foul stench?


Arsenic
Vinegar
Oil
Gasoline
Calcium
Q. What points to the tension between past, present, and future?


Perfume
Lime
Arsenic
Pillows
Stationery
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