The theme of betrayal can also be observed when Homer Baron betrayed Miss Emily by neglecting her, the narrator explains that they were sure that Miss Emily and Homer Baron the foreman will get married; they had learnt that Miss Emily had been to the jeweler and ordered a toilet set with the initials H. This can be seen when the writer introduces the foreman (Homer) in the first paragraph of part III as a Yankee (he emphasizes on his origin) and in the third paragraph the ladies are heard gossiping, “of course a Grierson would not think seriously of a Northerner, a day laborer” the Grierson were Southerners”.
At this point of the narrative a reader would get an impression that there is a conflict between the Northerners (Baron Homer) and the Southerners (Grierson).
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All Emily wanted was love but it all ended tragically (Barnett et al, 2007).
In the story we have inferred that life is a struggle between different elements, we struggle with our own self, with our environment and with the people we love. Even if we close ourselves to the world trouble will still come knocking on our doors and that there is one thing that are for sure in this world death and taxes, this is as placed by the writer in Part I.
What is supposedly supposed to be the end of this story is the beginning, i.e.
“When Miss Emily Grierson died, our whole town went to her funeral: the men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument” (Faulkner, 1930).
In this narrative the writer uses different techniques to tell his story and convey it in a manner that the reader can understand and relate to it.
In the first paragraph of part I the writer uses symbolism to portray Miss Emily as an important figure her community he writes, “The men through a sort of respectful affection for a Also, in his story the writer uses the technique of reverse chronology; the story starts with its ending at Miss Emily’s funeral.