Tag: William Faulkner


‘A Rose for Emily’: Characters

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) ‘A Rose for Emily’ by William Faulkner contains some memorable characters besides Emily herself. Even the narrator is a curious creation and deserving of further discussion, since Faulkner does some interesting things with narrative in his short story. Let’s take a closer look at […]


‘A Rose for Emily’: Themes

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) William Faulkner’s celebrated short story ‘A Rose for Emily’, which was initially published in Forum in 1930 before being reprinted in his short-story collection These Thirteen the following year, encompasses a great number of important and weighty themes within its dozen or so pages.