Symbolism and Themes in “A Rose for Emily” by Faulkner

Investigate symbolism and themes in “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner.

Describe the background of the short story. Give any thematic analysis. Use at least two secondary sources to support your analysis. Make insightful comments about the human condition and the major themes of the work. Use characters’ names as used in the story and spell them correctly. Intricate features of Faulkner’s perspective of the Southern Gothic era.