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This week in class, we’re reading "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner.
William Faulkner (1897-1962) was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate. This story takes place in Mississippi around the turn of the 20th century. After the death of Miss Emily Grierson, the people of Jefferson, Mississippi uncover a dark history in this classic piece of Southern Gothic.
"What drives a person to betray?" and "How do people face death?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this short story at home:
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: