Emily Dynamic Character

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In William Falkner’s “A Rose for Emily” Emily is primarily introduced as a static character since; her behaviors throughout the story is viewed as constant. In Falkner’s story she is deemed as discreet, insensitive and, even livid. However, through review; the conflicts that arise due to lack of love and extreme loneliness make Emily a dynamic character. In the story Emily’s loneliness is much more apparent after her father’s death. The first sign of Emily’s loneliness, when she refuses to admit that her father was dead and would not accept her father’s body to be buried. It was a shattering loss for Emily. 'She told them her father was not dead. She did that for three days,' (Faulkner, 171) this quote explains that Emily will not let her…show more content…
When Northern Yankee laborer named Homer Barron comes to town, Emily takes a peculiar curiosity in him despite his lower social ranking. He was summoned to pave the sidewalks in the community. Baron later develops an interest for Emily and began to take her on drives in his yellow-wheeled buggy. The public start to question the relations with Emily and Homer they frown upon it because it is not traditional of the south to have interest with northerner’s “of course a Grierson would not think seriously of a Northerner, a day laborer” (Falkner, 136) and whether homer is scandalous due to her social ranking and his underclassmen in society. Emily did not care what the public thought or said because she had found love for the first time and she will not let this opportunity pass her eventually the public thought that they will get married “?She will marry him,? ?She will persuade him yet,?” (Faulkner, 173). One could tell this by the quote in the story. Homer is not the marrying type and Emily uses all her resources to persuade Homer to marry her for example Emily buys him a toiletry set, the community then assumes that marriage is
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