Emily Grierson is a typicalthe classic outsider who limits, controlling and controlslimiting the accessibilitytown’s access to her true identity. by remaining hidden. The main house that shields herEmily from the world suggests the mindsetmind of the woman inhabitingwho inhabits it: shuttered, dusty, dark and shuttereddark. The entityobject of the town’s intense scrutiny done by the town, Emily Grierson is a muted and mysterious and muted figure. At a specificOn one level, she exhibits traitsthe qualities of an eccentricthe stereotypical southern: exposed to bizarre “eccentric”: unbalanced, excessively tragic, and unbalancedsubject to bizarre behavior. Emily Grierson enforces her personalown sense of law and conduct and law, such as when she objectively desists from payingrefuses to pay her taxes or even spell outstate her intensionspurpose for purchasingbuying the poison.
Additionally, Emily attempts to skirtalso skirts the law during the institution ofwhen she refuses to have numbers attached to her house when federal mail service by refusing to have numbers appended on her house. As a result of her consistentis instituted. Her dismissal of the law, Emily eventually takes substantiallyon more sinister consequences. This is realized when, as she murderstakes the life of the man who attemptedwhom she refuses to allow to abandon her.
The narrator portrays Emily is portrayed as a monument, yetbut at the same instancetime she is pitied and occasionallyoften irritating, seekingdemanding to live a life ofon her own terms. The subject of gossip and speculation and gossip is, the townspeople cluck their tongues at the fact that Emilyshe accepts the Homer’s attention without any properattentions with no firm wedding arrangements. plans. After buyingshe purchases the poison, the town people wraps up townspeople conclude that she is targeting towill kill herself.
Emily’s consistent instabilities, however, directslead her toin a totally different direction, and upon the final scene of the story suggests that she is suffering froma necrophiliac. Necrophilia. This is a term that describes a state of typically means a sexual attraction to the dead bodies. In a relatively broader waysense, the term equallyalso describes a strongpowerful desire to control a person in deep another, usually in the context of a romantic or deeply personal relationship. Necrophiliacs tend to be so controlling in their relationships that they ultimately resort to bonding with unresponsive entities with no resistance or will—in other words, with dead bodies. Mr. Grierson controlled Emily, and after his death, Emily temporarily controls himMr. Grierson by holding onrefusing to give up his dead body and refusing to let go of it. Ultimately, she . She ultimately transfers this control to Homer, who becomesthe object of her affection object. Being unable. Unable to find a traditional means of expressing her desires and possesway to express her desire to possess Homer, she kills himEmily takes his life to realizeachieve total powerspower over him.
Homer, justmuch like Emily, is also an outsider and, a stranger in the town who turns out to be a becomes the subject of gossip. Contrary to Emily’s caseUnlike Emily, however, Homer movesswoops into the town rimmingbrimming with charm. At fast,, and he initially becomes the center of attention and the object of affection and centre of attention. Being . Some townspeople distrust him because he is both a Northerner and day laborer and a Northerner, he attracted disturbances from some townspeople. The reason behind this was , and his scandalous joint Sunday outings with Emily Grierson. Despiteare in many ways scandalous, because the townspeople regard Emily—despite her eccentricities, the townspeople still regarded Emily due to her high—as being from a higher social class. Another issue that prompts suspicion and speculation is theHomer’s failure of Homer to effectivelyproperly court and marry Emily. prompts speculation and suspicion. He consistently carousecarouses with youngyounger men at the club, portrayingElks Club, and the narrator portrays him as either dedicated single, a homosexual or simply an eternal bachelor or simply homosexual , dedicated to his single status and uninterested in marital issues. From his common speech, it is pain that Homer is marriage. Homer says only that he is “not a marrying man”..”
BeingAs the foreman of a firmcompany that paveshas arrived in town to pave the sidewalks in town, Homer serves asis an emblem of the North. He then and the changes that grip of what wasthe once offered by insular and genteel world of the South. With his newly launched machinesmachinery, Homer represents modernity and industrialization and modernity, the progressive forcesforce of progress that upendsis upending traditional values and provokeprovoking resistance and alarm among traditionalists. Homer introducesbrings innovation to the consistently transformingrapidly changing world of southernthis Southern town, whose new leaders pursue new are themselves pursuing more “modern” ideas. The change brought bythat Homer brings to Emily’s life, beingas her first true love,real lover, is equally as profound and seals his bleakgrim fate as athe victim of her planned possession. plan to keep him permanently by her side.
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