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“A Rose for Emily” Close ReadsName____Landon Tran_________QuoteDictionSyntaxFigurative Language“They rose when sheentered-a small, fatwoman in black, with athin gold chaindescending to her waistand vanishing into herbelt, leaning on an ebonycane with a tarnishedgold head. Her skeletonwas small and spare;perhaps that was whywhat would have beenmerely plumpness inanother was obesity inher. She looked bloated,like a body longsubmerged in motionlesswater, and of that pallidhue. Her eyes, lost in thefatty ides of her face,looked like two smallpieces of coal pressedinto a lump of dough asthey moved from oneface to another while thevisitors stated theirerrand.”FigurativeCompound ComplexSentencesSimile“When her father died, itgot about that the housewas all that was left toher; and in a way, peoplewere glad. At last theycould pity Miss Emily.Being left alone and apauper, she had becomehumanized. Now she toowould know the old thrilland the old despair of apenny more or less.”ConcreteCompound ComplexSentencesPersonification

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Term
Fall
Professor
Cyrus Swearingen
Tags
A Rose for Emily, English language films, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Compound Complex, elks, Homer Barron

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