Emily was raised in the ante-bellum period before the Civil War.
An interesting discussion can arise from the following points of comparison. Death results in mental and financial losses for Emily and Blanche. Although grief is an expected reaction that affects everyone, death affects each of these women in a similar way, both mentally and financially.
When her father dies, Emily When her father dies, Emily suffers a trauma that leads to temporary insanity. This is evident in the fact that Emily refuses to give up his body, even days after he dies.
The death of her father clearly affected her deeply. The ladies prepared to call at the house and offer condolence and aid. She told them that her father was not dead.
She did that for three days. Just as they were about to resort to law and force, she broke down, and they buried her father quickly. She is left to fend for herself however she can.
It was a big, squarish frame house. Her mother, her father, Margaret, and old Cousin Jessie, all die, one after another, with Blanche having to pay for the expenses of the illnesses, deaths, and funerals.
The ongoing deaths in the family left her psychologically exhausted and clearly bitter to be the only person left to deal with it all. Funerals are pretty compared to deaths.
Funerals are quiet, but deaths—not always. Like Emily, Blanche also suffers financially. She, too, sees her formidable home go away. How in hell do you think all that sickness and dying was paid for? Death is expensive, Miss Stella!
Why, the Grim Reaper had put up his tent on our doorstep! Belle Reve was his headquarters! Like Emily, Blanche is left with nobody to rely on, as her sister is too invested in an unstable relationship with Stan. And I with my pitiful salary at the school. Sit there and stare at me, thinking I let the place go!
I let the place go? In bed with your—Polack! Emily and Blanche challenge conventions by being seen with men. This would b a social faux pas, especially coming from a family of "good name.
Blanche also gives plenty of reasons for people to talk about her. This and her financial issues cause Blanche to presumably go around Laurel becoming intimate with men.
She is ultimately accused of "mixing up" with a seventeen-year-old student. Blanche also acts like a seductress all the time, and she always fishes for compliments from men.
She makes Stanley uncomfortable and, as a result, he warns Mitch about her. She does not behave the way women should, in his eyes.
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In William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily,” Faulkner’s details about setting and atmosphere give the reader background as to the values and beliefs of the characters, helping the reader to understand the motivations, actions and reactions of Miss Emily and the rest of .
A Rose For Emily By William Faulkner - Emily Grierson is the main character in William Faulkner’s short story “A Rose for Emily”. Over the course of the short story, Miss Emily has unpredictable and odd behaviors, making her the talk of the town.