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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 1 decade ago

which short story is better?

1. A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner

2. Orbiting by Bharati Mukherjee

3.Everyday Use by Alice Walker

I have to write an essay on one of these 3 short stories. The essay is finding and proving the theme by using symbolisim, metephores etc. which story would be the best to do?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Obviously, A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner is better. Very few people know Wilaim Faulkner loved tulips and hated Roses. His wife was a marigold freak. It's surprising his children turned out as good as they did because of the Faulkner's strange flower liking combination. Emily was a vegan who ate flowers dunked in sugar water. She developed rotten teeth and eventually had to have them all pulled. Her second child washed dishes on Thursdays for Jamie Brendan.

    Source(s): I know lots about stuff.
  • 1 decade ago

    That is what your teacher asked you to decide. You need to read all three, evaluate them with the criteria (guide lines or instructions) your teacher gave you, and then write your essay.

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