comprise the background to the current situation in a text. The narrator uses non-sequential flashback to tell the story making it difficult to understand from the first reading. Similarly, the author also uses foreshadowing to predict future expectations. The two techniques enable the narrator to reveal how culture and traditions affect Emily’s life even though she is an outcast in her society. The narrator flashes back and forth throughout the story to enable the reader realize the impact of the past on Emily’s current life. Faulkner also uses figurative language, such as metaphors, and similes to give the story meaning beyond the literal words in the story. The use of metaphors is evident first paragraph of the story. Notably, the author refers to Emily as a fallen monument to the town to imply that she has been part of the society for extraordinarily long time. Faulkner uses similes throughout the story to describe Emily’s physical appearance, for instance, he states that her eyes looked like two small pieces of coal pressed into a lump of dough. The use of figurative language throughoutthe text enables the reader to see Emily’s stubborn attitude towards life. Admittedly, Emily showsresistance to change since she does not want to conform to the new tax laws, following her father’s strict teachings.
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