In the story of “A Rose For Emily” by William Faulkner. Mister Grierson, Emily’s father seems to control everything that went around of Emily. He was a controlling figure to her. As the narrator was telling us the story I notice in few lines things that her father used to do to keep her home. Actions like he would scare guys away interested on Emily. He did this stuff because he wanted her to stay home and take care of the house. Where to mine point of view he would have more control over her actions and would not let her out of the house.
In my perspective I think that people who do not go out as often as normal people do, might develop some kind of mental disease because of the isolation. It was clearly pointed out by the narrator that Mister Grierson wanted to keep Emily for his housekeeping. “Emily’s huge burden of psychological determinism [could ...
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...nition of her dignity as the last Grierson.” Those last two phrases refers that Miss Emily demanded respect, and to be treated always like a lady. She had fallen in love with Homer, she thought he was the man figured that she was missing. When he confessed his secret to her, she felt fool, humiliated; because she had planes for both, because she risked her last name for laborer. Homer then had paid the consequences.
Emily’s father rose her with lots of authority, he might had ruined her life by not giving her the opportunity to live a normal lady/woman life; but he build a personality, character and a psycho woman. Mister Grierson was the responsible for Emily’s behavior, he thought her to always make others respect her. Homer’s actions of using her as a cover to his sexuality was not respectful at all, Emily did not know any better and poison him to death.
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