Paper #5 RFE vs CM11 - Bhagat 1 Suny Bhagat College Writing...

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Bhagat 1 Suny Bhagat College Writing I Anne Murphy Paper #5 Rose vs. CM 11 A Rose for Emily vs. Old Nantucket Ideas of luxury change over decades as the new generation takes over with its new personality. The rich people “back-in-the-day” are now being replaced by the rich of today. The symbols that show how rich an individual is are drastically changing. Few decades back, a person with a forty-five foot boat would be considered a kind, but these days forty-five feet is virtually nothing. The rich of today’s societies own luxurious two-hundred feet boats equipped with swimming pools and restaurants. Such concepts are displayed in both “A Rose for Emily”, by William Faulkner, and “Old Nantucket Warily Meets the New”. Names and actions alone, in both stories, revealed everything about one’s status. William Faulkner portrayed Miss Emily as an eccentric woman. She would rarely leave her house. She lived in the dark box without light. She had a servant, but the house was still dusty, showing the servant had another purpose in the household besides cleaning. When the townspeople visited the house after Emily’s
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2010 for the course CW, ITE 25,102 taught by Professor Anne,willis,johnson during the Spring '10 term at Aarhus Universitet.

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Paper #5 RFE vs CM11 - Bhagat 1 Suny Bhagat College Writing...

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