Control and its repercussions is a persistent theme throughout the story. It is a story of a woman, Emily Grierson, and her relationships with her father, the man she was in love with and the community of Jefferson, the town she lived in. Was Mr. In the evening, the Board of Aldermen convened.
The story is an allegory for the change that the South dealt with after the Civil War, with Emily representing the resistance of that change.
We believed she had to do that. The atmosphere established in these stories is quite unique, but both have a sense of mystery about them. The exposition—or rising action—occurs when the story opens.
Narrator: Jefferson resident who tells Emily's story. Comparison of Emily Grierson to a monument.