An essay on Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"

STEP 2: Get background information

You go to the library and the reference librarian shows you the Dictionary of Literary Biography where you find an in-depth article on Faulkner.

The article provides you with information on Faulkner, his writings in general, and how they were received at the time he wrote them. Plus, it includes some information on "A Rose for Emily."

Time spent: 30 minutes