当前位置:首页 >> 文学研究 >>

A Rose for Emily


A Rose for Emily

1. What was Miss Emily's lover's name?
A. B. C. D. Homer Banes Homer Barnes Homer Barton Homer Barron

2. What color is Miss Emily's hair at the end of her life?
A. B. C. D. light gray White Silver iron gray

A. B. C. D.

3. What color were the walls in the upstairs room where Homer's body was found?
White Rose Yellow Cream

4. What hints do we get that Emily lives in the past?
A. Her chain watch is invisible though still ticking B. Her father peers out from his portrait on a tarnished easel C. The parlor smells of dust and disuse D. She instructs the aldermen to talk to Col. Sartoris E. All of the above

A. He doesn't want to implicate Miss E. B. Telling her would violate rules of etiquette and chivalry C. He thinks there may be more serious problems afoot D. It is airborne pollution from a nearby textile plant E. All of the above

5. Justice Stevens refuses to intervene in the matter of the smell because ...

6. The strand of hair on the pillow indicates that
A. Emily had turned prematurely gray B. Homer had turned prematurely gray C. Emily had been sleeping with Homer's corpse for years D. Emily hadn't been keeping up with the laundry E. All of the above

7. Faulkner uses suspended revelation when
A. Emily haughtily dismisses the tax-collecting delegation B. Emily forgets Col. Sartoris has been dead for 10 years C. We're given the image Emily's father silhouetted in the doorway D. We're told about the hair on the pillow only at the end E. All of the above

8. The narrator believes that Miss Emily's father did all he could to
A. make Miss Emily happy. B. find a suitable husband for Miss Emily. C. encourage Miss Emily to become more humble and less proud. D. ensure that Miss Emily would never marry

9. When the Board of Aldermen tried to get Miss
Emily to pay her taxes, her reply was one of

A. B. C. D.

rage. wild despair. calm pride. complete bewilderment.

10. In this story, the narrator's point of view is
most representative of the views and opinions held by

A. B. C. D.

Miss Emily Miss Emily's father Miss Emily’s lover the people in the community

Why would Faulkner have used a non-linear timeline?
? The contorted plot line is perfect for a mystery (which this story is, to some degree): like all mysteries, it withholds information till the very end. The nonlinear plot also parallels Emily's confused state of mind: she can't distinguish past from present--form following content.

Find these words in the story!
? ? ? ? ? ? 1. remit – pardon 2. mote – speck 3. gilt – gold-edged 4. pallid – pale 5. hue – color/shade 6. temerity – courage

Vocabulary 2
? ? ? ? ? ? 7. teeming – swarming 8. diffident – shy 9. deprecation – derogatory (belittle) 10. tableau – scene 11. cabal – secret intrigue 12. impervious – not able to pass through

Vocabulary 3
? ? 13. acrid – bitter 14. thwart – to keep from happening; to stand in the way ? 15. august – magnificent; inspiring awe ? 16. cuckold – husband of an adulterous wife

? 1. What metaphor is used to describe Miss Emily in the first paragraph? ? 2. How is the house personified in the second paragraph?

? “A Rose for Emily” evokes the terms Southern gothic and grotesque, two types of literature in which the general tone is one of gloom, terror, and understated violence.

You know this?
? necrophilia—an erotic or sexual attraction to corpses

Mood and Tone
? The mood of Rose for Emily is nostalgic, then suspenseful, and then alarming. The tone of the story, as being told by the townsfolk, is gothic and also inviting to suspense.

Why is she called a "fallen monument" in the first paragraph?
? Women of the Old South and of a "good family" were often put on pedestals as paragons of virtue and respectability and given special treatment as "ladies."


相关文章:
a rose for Emily 故事发展
a rose for Emily 故事发展_英语学习_外语学习_教育专区。When Miss Emily’s father died, it got about that the house was all that was left to her. ...
A Rose for Emily 原文
A Rose for Emily 原文_英语考试_外语学习_教育专区。A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner I WHEN Miss Emily Grierson died, our whole town went to her ...
Summary of A Rose for Emily
Summary of A Rose for Emily_英语学习_外语学习_教育专区。威廉姆福克纳A Rose for Emily的英文故事梗概Summary of “A Rose for Emily” In his short story ...
A rose for Emily 写作技巧英文版 武汉大学
A rose for Emily 写作技巧英文版 武汉大学_文学_高等教育_教育专区。WRITING SKILLS of A Rose for Emily 1. Story Structure Part I: Emily's death; She ...
a rose for Emily主要人物分析
a rose for Emily主要人物分析_文学_高等教育_教育专区。主要人物分析 艾米莉 艾米莉是经典的局外人的角色,基本不与镇上的人接触。居住在房子 中的艾米莉给人们留下...
A rose for Emily分析
A rose for Emily分析_英语学习_外语学习_教育专区。精读6 A rose for Emily This story happens after the American Civil War, in Jefferson Town. It’s a...
A-Rose-for-Emily-完整版译文
A-Rose-for-Emily-完整版译文_英语学习_外语学习_教育专区 暂无评价|0人阅读|0次下载|举报文档A-Rose-for-Emily-完整版译文_英语学习_外语学习_教育专区。一、...
A Rose for Emily
William Faulkner’s main works include Soldier ’s Pay(1926), Sartoris(1929), The Sound and Furry(1929), A Rose for Emily(1930), As I Lay Dying...
毕业论文 A Rose for Emily开题报告_图文
本科生毕业论文开题报告书 题目名称 Analysis of Emily's Tragedy in A Rose for Emily from Feminism 从女性主义角度解读《献给艾米莉的玫瑰》 中艾米莉的悲剧学生...
A rose for Emily IV剧本
A rose for Emily IV 场景 1 Some ladies gather together and talk. Lady1: I saw Emily buy the arsenic! She must want to kill herself! Lady2: oh,...
更多相关标签: