In a dramatic twist of events, Emily’s public appearances with Homer lessen.
One day Miss Emily is seen acquiring poison from a drug market.
In William Faulkner’s short story, A Rose for Emily, the reader acknowledges the rude reality of Emily Grierson’s inability to be receptive of a new, dynamic and ever-changing world.
Emily is not only lonely but also a mysterious lady, who lives in a large, post-civil war era home with her father.
Although allegory was originally and traditionally character based, modern allegories tend to parallel story and theme.
Look for: Connections, links, and clues between and about characters.
(See meter and foot) Setting - the place or location of the action.
The setting provides the historical and cultural context for characters. Remember, a poem does not have to have a speaker, and the speaker and the poet are not necessarily one in the same.
It often can symbolize the emotional state of characters. Structure (fiction) - The way that the writer arranges the plot of a story.
Structure (poetry) - The pattern of organization of a poem.