Abuse In A Rose For Emily

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A Rose for Emily is a story of a woman who killed her lover and lay for years besides his decaying body. Emily endured years of psychological abuse from her father. Mr. Grierson was a very controlling man that only thought about his needs and did not allow his daughter to live a normal life. She was the subject of gossip and speculation among the townspeople, especially when her father passed away. For the first time in her life she fell in love with a man named Homer. Emily’s instillations, however, lead her in a different direction. Unable to find a traditional way to express her desire to possess Homer, Emily takes his life to achieve total power over him. Her father’s controlling behavior and Homer’s wandering ways along with

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