The body had apparently once lain in the attitude of an embrace, but now the long sleep that outlasts love..cuckolded him.
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A setting in a story, the context or environment in which the story is set or a drama acted. It also indicates the time in which the event occurred in this context we are going to discuss the setting of story, ‘The Rose of Emily.’ The story takes place Grierson’s home in Mississippi.
Letters were sent repeatedly, but it is many years before the men actually visit Miss Emily's home to collect the money owed.
And as things move so slowly between Miss Emily and Jefferson, it is not until Miss Emily has died that members of the community enter her home and find the room where she has been living—if only in her mind—amid the glory days of her youth...sleeping next to the corpse of her dead lover, who she poisoned in her home and left in the position of a groom awaiting his bride. For a long while we just stood there, looking down at the profound and fleshless grin.It all began at her funeral when she died and her servant Tobe left the house.When she was alive, she was a charming, exciting and happy woman but when she grew old, she turned into a person who wanted to lead a single life away from people. Grierson and as so she was always restricted him from dating or “courting.” and when the father died many people felt pity on her.The setting of the story—the slow-moving, old-fashioned, chivalric South—is the element that allows Miss Emily and the townspeople to remain steeped in the past.They make excuses when Miss Emily behaves strangely after her father's death.Faulkner's "A Rose For Emily" is set in the South, in a small town that changes slowly.The occupants are so caught up in the past that they fail to see the truth of what occurs within Miss Emily's home through the course of the story. With the end of the Civil War and the emancipation of slaves, the economy has suffered badly. Faulkner's "A Rose For Emily" is set in the South, in a small town that changes slowly.The occupants are so caught up in the past that they fail to see the truth of what occurs within Miss Emily's home through the course of the story. With the end of the Civil War and the emancipation of slaves, the economy has suffered badly.When Northerners called carpetbaggers descended on the South, the state of the economy was further destroyed.If you are a member, we ask that you confirm your identity by entering in your email.You will then be sent a link via email to verify your account.