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Response #7 Tan Huy Hoang Nguyen Professor Pam O’Klock-Stein English 1B 18 January 2006 “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner Ah, the ironies of such stories are very intriguing. Actually, I think Miss Emily is just insane to kill a man who she loves in order to keep him for life. I have sympathy for the woman and so does everyone else in the story because she’s all alone. But that doesn’t mean she can go kill a man. Homer is the man she loves and wishes to marry. Thing is though, he likes men. This dilemma doesn’t stop Emily from gaining the love of
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Unformatted text preview: her life. She goes out to order arsenic; a poison used for rats. I’m sure the specific type of poison used for Homer is a symbolism of some kind. So she goes ahead and kills the man and keeps the corpse in a room and she even sleeps with it. First of all, wouldn’t the corpse smell from rotting away? Of course it did because there were complaints about the smell of her house early on in the story. Anyways, she’s just a little bit off up there in the noggin. No one in their right mind would do that! Sure makes a good story though....
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