For Richer or Poorer A Rose for EmilyPaper Rating: Word Count: 1248 Approx Pages: 5
Just because someone is blessed with an abundant amount of money, doesn't guarantee them happiness. In William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily and Ernest Hemmingway's "A Clean Well Lighted Place , the main characters do not suffer from inadequate wealth but lack something that is priceless. In "A Rose for Emily, Emily's loneliness creates emptiness inside her she struggles to fulfill. The old deaf man in "A Clean Well Lighted Place lacks the ability to have a good night sleep. But the similarities between these two characters are represented through two completely different points of view. "A Rose for Emily is told through the townspeople's point of view while "A Clean Well Lighted Place is told through both the young and old waiter. Though both story's points of view are the third person, the narrators in each story share differing views towards the main characters. The main characters are similar in riches and emptiness.
In "A Rose for Emily, because of Miss Emily's social status, the townspeople never would confront her about issues that they were concerned about. She came from a very pros