A Rose for Emily: the Character of Emily
Emily is portrayed by the author as a confused woman, one who’s heart is in conflict with itself. Emily’s heart is in conflict, both regarding her relationship with her father and her relationship with her lover. The townspeople’s collective heart is also in conflict as they are unsure how to feel about Emily. Emily is an interesting character and, although frustrating at times, an effective one. The inner turmoil she suffers makes her accessible to readers as they are likely to be able to relate to her in some way.
Emily refused to accept the death