William Faulkner said some uplifting words in his Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech that connected in one of this other famous stories A Rose for Emily he said something along the lines of a writer’s duty is to help man endure by lifting his heart. This is represented in A Rose for Emily by the fact that when everyone in Emily’s life walked out or left her she didn’t really show how she went nuts. He represented the killing of her then boyfriend as an act that helped her get over all of the traumatic things that happened during her lifetime. “As distinguished from what the town feels, the things that the town says, believes, and does not only reveal viciousness and callousness, but seem to reflect limited inductive powers. For example, the town believes Homer will marry Emily, but he deserts her. They bel...
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...or it. It might take you three or four times to understand it. His writing can be frustrating to read, but in the end it is interesting and you can learn from it.
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