A Rose for Emily
A Rose for Emily
by William Faulkner

A Rose for Emily Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The House
The Pocket Watch, the Stationery, and the Hair
Lime and Arsenic
Death and Taxes
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Tragedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Brief Summary
Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Characters
Miss Emily Grierson
Miss Emily Grierson Timeline
Tobe
Homer Barron
Miss Emily's Father
Colonel Sartoris
Judge Stevens
Old Lady Wyatt
The Cousins
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Isolation
Isolation Quotes
Memory and the Past
Memory and the Past Quotes
Visions of America
Visions of America Quotes
Versions of Reality
Versions of Reality Quotes
Compassion and Forgiveness
Compassion and Forgiveness Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
We Prefer Daffodils
We Prefer Daffodils Flashcards
We Prefer Daffodils True or False
Thorny Questions
Thorny Questions Flashcards
Thorny Questions True or False
A Rose by Any Other Name
A Rose by Any Other Name Flashcards
A Rose by Any Other Name True or False
Essay
Teaching A Rose for Emily
Current Events & Pop Culture
Assignments & Activities
Write an Epitaph
Comparing Song to Text
Put Miss Emily On Trial
Dramatizing "A Rose for Emily"
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop
Challenges & Opportunities
Photos