Theory and Practice in Language Studies, Vol 1, No 1 (2011), 105-107, Jan 2011

Working through Falulkner’s A Rose for Emily—On Character and Character Portrayal

Jie Fang


William Faulkner's first published and still the best-known short story A Rose for Emily combined his artistic preoccupations and techniques to portray the character. The adoption of the conventional techniques and experimental devices depicts the complexity of the female psyche in decline and transition.


character; character portrayal; conventional technique; experimental device; female psyche


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