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Who is Emily Grierson?

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She is an old lady who is being accused of owing taxes in Virginia

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there is no Mr. Greirson. Emily Grierson never married


how did Emily die in the story "A Rose for Emily"


they describe her as an mean,old lady :)


A Rose for Emily was written by William Faulkner in 1930. Emily Grierson, the main character of the story, was considered to be quite insane rather than eccentric by many of the other characters.


Homer Barron , Emily Grierson , Emily's Father and Tobe .



Emily Grierson is the faded southern belle and resident spinster of a small southern town in William Faulkner's "A Rose For Emily". The silver haired lady has become a tragic symbol of a life wasted but the town has no idea what dark secret she harbors.


A Rose for Emily was written by William Faulkner in 1930. In it, Emily was 74 years old when she died.


Homer Barron, the unfortunate suitor of Emily Grierson, was not from the south.


In "A Rose for Emily" you are told that Emily Grierson was sick before her death. She may have died of old age, but it is more likely that the filth of the house as well as the amount of time spent around a rotting corpse could have led her to become sick.


A round character in "A Rose for Emily" is Emily Grierson. The round character refers to main characters that experience changes and conflicts.


Emily Grierson; Emily's father Mr. Grierson, whose first name is not given; the former mayor, Colonel Sartoris; Emily's great aunt, "old lady" Wyatt; Homer Barron


Homer Barron is the suitor of Emily Grierson. When Barron decides that he is going to leave town without marrying Emily, she poisons him.


In the story Emily is described as '....'a small, fat woman in black..." and "...bloated, like a body long submerged in motionless water, and of that pallid hue..."


Colonel Sartoris had the idea of and helped abate the taxes on the Grierson property.


Colonel Sartoris had the idea of and helped abate the taxes on the Grierson property.


Miss Emily Grierson, Tobe, Homer Barron, Emily's father, Colonel Sartoris, Judge Stevens, Old lady Wyatt, two female cousins, the druggist, and townspeople


Constantia Grierson was born in 1705.


Murray Grierson was born in 1948.


David Grierson was born in 1955.


David Grierson died in 2004.


Edgar Grierson died in 1959.


Edgar Grierson was born in 1884.


George Grierson died in 1931.


George Grierson was born in 1867.



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