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SHORT STORY PAPER “Compare/contrast Faulkner’s ‘Dry September’ with ‘A rose for Emily’ in terms of writing style and character presentation.” What is going to be analyzed in this paper are the two short stories by W. Faulkner ‘A Rose for Emily’ and ‘Dry September’. Basically, what is to be performed is a comparison/contrast analysis in terms of the writing style and character presentation. More specifically, I will provide first the information from the story ‘A Rose for Emily’, concerning writing style and character presentation, and following is going to be the same analysis for the other story ‘Dry September’. After the necessary data…show more content…
Finally all the questions that are created are answered when she finally dies and town people enter her house, “The violence of breaking down the door… lay in the bed”(437-8). Generally I can say about the characters, that Faulkner creates in this story, are puzzling, and are revealed throughout miscellaneous stages that are taking place, and through which the reader receives information that show this for them. On the other hand, the other story that is going to be discussed is ‘Dry September’, which as well is a story that keeps the readers’ interest in high levels, due to the interesting plot that it has, and the various changes in it. Here also, I first analyze the writing style and then proceed with the character presentation. This story has to do as well with a woman(Miss Minnie Cooper), who is supposedly raped by a black man. This woman was once in the high social class of Jefferson and as the years pass by she began to ‘fall’. The choice and use of words is really careful, again, and especially here the use of ‘South’ words and way of speaking is obvious and extensive, “ ‘Maybe you know who… ,you damn niggerlover’”(517). The story contains dialogues between characters,
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