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An Ambivalent Southerner: An Interpretation of Emily Crierson in Faulkner's A Rose for Emily

@inproceedings{Changliu2004AnAS,
  title={An Ambivalent Southerner: An Interpretation of Emily Crierson in Faulkner's A Rose for Emily},
  author={Peng Chang-liu},
  year={2004}
}
Focuses mainly on the ambivalent characters of Emily Grierson, the protagonist in William Faulkner's short story A Rose for Emily. The interpretation of Emily's love and hatred towards the Southern tradition, evasion and pursuit of social reality as well as benefit and suffering from the old South illustrates the family, social and historical root of Emily's tragic characters, portrays a typical picture of the South in transitional period and analyzes the southerners in spiritual crisis. The… CONTINUE READING