Faulkner, “A Rose for Emily”

Your initial post should respond to both questions below and should be between 250-300 words. In your response, be sure to include reference to specific moments, language, and details from the story. In other words, be sure to include specific textual evidence.

1. In what way does the setting affect the story? Does it make you more or less likely to anticipate the ending?

2. Describe the point of view of the story. How does the point of view affect what we know about the situation? How does it preserve the story’s suspense?