Emily Killing Homer: A Crime of Passion or an Act of a Frightened Girl

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Emily Killing Homer: a Crime of Passion or Act of Frightened Girl Faulkner’s tail of “A Rose for Emily ” is a tail of thousand stories. Set up in the old south, at the same time it intrigues you and dazzles you. It tells the story of a daughter from an upper class family that ends up killing her male companion, Homer Baron. A motive for killing him is not stated in the story, but if red carefully one could be implied. Critiques disagree on what might have motived Emily to kill homer. Some say it was because he intended to leave her and others relate it to the fact that he was not the steeling type. Yet some critique have explored the idea that homer may be gay and believe that is what have aggravated Emily and led her to kill him. Yet, Judith Fetterley and Jack Scherting both have the consent of Emily Grierson's motive in order to kill Homer Barron which is stemmed from her fear of dying old and unloved.(attach make one sentence)Emily rather had been with a dead man instead of being by herself. Mr. Grierson is portrait of a man from “old south”, a man how chases away every man that approaches her daughter, a man that leaves her daughter longing for affection of a male after his death. Not much was said about him directly. Mr. Grierson is described to be overprotecting her daughter Emily; “Miss Emily a slender figure in white in the background, her father a spraddled silhouette in the foreground, his back to her and clutching a horsewhip, the two of them framed by

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