Annalyzing Emily

Analyzing Emily_x000D_
In the short story,  A Rose for Emily, William Faulkner brings the readers attention to one specific character. He outlines the life of Emily Grierson.  There are people throughout the story who affect Emily.  These people have such an impact that their influences lead to her lonely death.  Emily is sheltered by her father, outcasted by the town, and rejected by Homer.   _x000D_
Emilys father is a rather wealthy man who shelters her by taking possession over his daughter to ensure that she never leaves his side.  While growing up, Emily does not have much of a love life due to her fathers running everyone away.  Throughout her life, there are young men [that] her father had driven away, and with nothing left, she would have to cling to that which had robbed her, as people will (Faulkner, 132).  After he passed away, he left her with the large estate and no one to love.  Because of her sheltered and spoiled life, Emilys relationships with others are affected. _x000D_
The people of the town outcast Emily throughout the story.  After her fathers death, Emily has no one in which she can turn to for consolation.  Due to the way Emilys father spoils and shelters her, the community shuns her leaving her with few associates after his death.  When her father died, it got about that the house was all that was left to her; and in a way, people were glad.  At last they could pity Miss Emily.  Being left _x000D_
alone, and a pauper she had become humanized.  Now she too would know the old thrill and the old despair of a penny more or less (132).  The death of Emilys father was the start of the realization by the community that Emily is a person.  _x000D_
Emily quickly falls in love with Homer Barron and later gets rejected by this man that she has given all the compassion and attention that she once gave her father.  What Emily thought to be a serious relationship turns out to be just a friendship. … “