A Rose for Emily
by William Faulkner
A Rose for Emily: Thorny Questions 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. The story begins with a funeral for whom?
Miss Emily Grierson
Q. Who is Tobe?
Emily’s pet rat
Q. What did Colonel Sartoris do for Emily?
Helped her with the upkeep on her house
Gave her a dispensation on her property taxes
Did her grocery shopping
Shoveled her front walkway
Q. What kind of lessons did Emily give from her home?
Q. Some townspeople visit Emily a few years after her father’s death to complain about what?
Her refusal to marry
Her home’s shabbiness
A mysterious smell