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A Rose for Emily

A Rose for Emily

by William Faulkner

A Rose for Emily: Symbols True or False

1. What keeps the plot in motion even though it isn't clear why?→McDonald
2. What is certain besides death?→Taxes
3. What covers the small of dead bodies?→Lime
4. What creates a foul stench?→Arsenic
5. What points to the tension between past, present, and future?→Perfume

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