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Theme Of Conflict In A Rose For Emily

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The author William Faulkner writes a narrative A rose for Emily in which he talks about a lady name Miss Emily, who comes from a rich wealthy family. She is a woman that isolates herself from the town after her father’s death Emily’s Father played a large amount of money to the town which lead to them being well respected. “ Emily's father had loaned money to the town, which the town, as a matter of business, preferred this way of repaying. Only a man of Colonel Sartorius' generation and thought could have invented it, and only a woman could have believed it” (Faulkner 1). In the story Miss Emily begins to date a carpet bagger named by Homer Barron. Many sequences of events happened during her relationship with Mr. Barron. The author likes to tell us that even though a person may be in love, love can change in a way they will never go back. The challenges of love are the conflict of the story. Betrayal is a major key them in a Rose for Emily. Betrayal is seen when you give the wrong individual respect, love or passion in which they do not need.
Furthermore, there is an external conflict in the written text A Rose for Emily. The external conflict is loving the wrong person. Miss Emily was cursing with Homer Barron, whom was known has a homosexual. “Then we said, "She will persuade him yet," because Homer himself had remarked--he liked men, and it was known that he drank with the younger men in the Elks' Club--that he was not a marrying man.” (Faulkner 3). But, Homer Barron
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