A Rose For Emily

Timeline created by courtstew
  • birth

    emily was born to a family that was over protective and a little bit crazy
  • Emily starts teaching china painting lessons

    after a while she had to stop painting because no one wanted to come over anymore.
  • homer

    homer shows up and emily starts to like him
  • poison

    emily goes to the drug store and askes for the strongest poison he had
  • emilys taxes get remitted

    emilys taxes get remitted
    emily stoped paying her taxes
    To refrain from exacting (a tax or penalty, for example); cancel.
  • weird smell around emily's house

    everyone had started to smell a horrable smell arount her house so men put lime around it to stop the smell and it eventually went away.
  • Emily dies

    Emily dies
    she was 74 when she died she got sick
  • story was published

    story was published
    William Faulkner was one of the most important southern writers when a rose for emily was published it was very controversial.
  • homer found

    after 40 years the cousins and a man found homer in her bedroom his arms were as if he had been holding someone.