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A Good Man is Hard to Find” and “A Rose for Emily”

Choose one of the following topics write a 5 paragraph essay. The essay must be MLA formatted, must contain at least one quote from each story that you use, must have citations in the essay and include a Works Cited page.

 – Analyze the theme of Old South vs. New South in William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily.”

 – Faulkner uses an unusual narrative technique in “A Rose for Emily.”  Faulkner uses “the town” as a narrative with a gossiping format. Examine the narrative technique. How is it used? Why is it used? How effective is it?

 – Choose one of the stories and show a clear understanding of the use of symbolism.

 – Discuss the use of religion in Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find.”

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