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The story features the tension between Sylvia and Miss Moore. Sylvia gets to understand she is poor and this realization begins to sink in when she comes face to face with the luxuries of the rich in a toy store. "So we heading down the street and she's boring us silly about what things cost and what our parents make and how much goes for rent and how money ain't divided up right in this country" (308).

Sylvia takes refuge in her daydreams to grapple with the sad reality that she is poor. Her mind is tossed up between responsibility and childish wants. As they ride in a cab to the toy store, Miss Moore asks Sylvia to be responsible for the fare and requests her to give the driver ten percent. Instead of determining the tip, she thinks of other options to utilize the money. Sugar had to tell her how much money she needs to pay the driver.

When the group arrived at the toy store, they discovered many expensive things. First, a paperweight cost hundred of dollars. Sylvia quips: My eyes tell me it's a chunk of glass cracked with something heavy, and different-colored inks dripped into the splits, then the whole thing put in an oven or something. But for $480 it don't make sense" (309). Then Miss Moore asks them if they have a desk at their home. Her companion also makes individual self-realizations with Miss Moore's question. "I don't even have a desk," say Junebug. (310). "And I don't even have a home," say Flyboy (310). Then the kids were all surprised with the price of a toy sailboat. "Hand-crafted sailboat of fiberglass at one thousand one hundred ninety-five dollars." (311). Sylvia was critical of the cost of the toy sailboat which she could make herself at a cost lower than fifty cents. Sylvia confronts her poverty since she is faced with wealth. She deals with it by getting angry. Miss Moore's lesson on social inequality is simple: Imagine for a minute what kind of society it is in which some people can spend on a toy what it would cost to feed a family of six or seven." (312).

William Faulker's provides Emily Grierson as an enigma. He presents the kind of writing which reflects patriarch and gendered narratives. In this story, the murder of Homer Barron is the peak point, and the revelation of Homer Barron's skeleton with the gray hair at the end of the story presents an irregular closure. Her enigma increases as Faulkner describes her, "her front door remained closed,". The dwelling of Miss Emily reflects her personality: "an eyesore among eyesores" (Faulkner 666). The house was also described in another manner," It smelled of dust and disuse--a close, dank smell". The dust in Emily's home suggests neglect, decay, and entropy. The narrative tone uses the first-person plural "we" which indicates that everybody in the town was telling the story. Many descriptive words presaged the irony which is prevalent in the ending: "her skeleton was small and sparse," (667).

The smell from Miss Emily's house persists. Faulkner describes that the community tries to get rid of the smell. There were four men who "slunk about the house like burglars, sniffing along the base of the brickwork" with a single man forming a "regular sowing motion" with the lime in his hand (668). After this was finished, they can see Emily's "upright torso sits motionless as that of an idol" (668).

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