Rose For Emily

Essay by PaperNerd ContributorHigh School, 12th grade April 2001

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Thesis Poor Emily withered away just like a rose she blooms into a beautiful woman but like the rose she is unable to retain the beauty and eventually dies. Emily life was a very hard life that contributed to her psychological disaster. Her brain loses brain cells and the rose loses petals. They both live a hard life and Emily bloomed when she killed Homer by having something she has always wanted. The rose blooms when it is the most vibrant color of its life cycle. They both die but when the time comes they actually wanted to die to get rid of all the pain.

Introduction Emily was the talk of the town; everything she did was put into the gossip circle. She might have been disclosed if she would have communicated with the town. Her life was always being talked about and the whole town knew what she was thinking when she was outside but the minute she stepped inside she was only the person being speculated about.

From the time of he fathers death to the time of her death she was the only person held on a throne so that people would have someone always to talk about. She was insane but her love for Homer was real and the town realized that. I think her father also realized that she was insane but it can be only speculated. Her father and maybe her great aunt Wyatt because everyone knew that her aunt was crazy but maybe the town thought it might have skipped a generation.

Body Her father's death meant that Miss Emily's unrevealed secret was brought in the grave. It is well know that insanity is a hereditary disposition, and Miss Emily's great-aunt, lady Wyatt, had "gone absolutely crazy" (1). The "patrimony...