A Rose For Emily

By Cody Wrzesinski

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Emily is born

1862

Emily's Father Dies

1892

Emily keeps telling people that he is not dead but eventually she lets them dispose of the body.

People see Emily with Homer

1892

Homer and Emily are the talk around town as the new couple.

The towns people show support for Emily

1892

They say sorry and feel bad for Emily.

Homer Barren comes to town

1893

Homer and Emily officially start to date

Homer leaves town

1894

The sidewalks are now finished and Homer leaves town

Emily's taxes are remitted

1894

The men of the town believe that Emily should begin to pay her taxes again.

Emily buys poison

1894

Emily buys poison and says it is for rats but the towns people are suspicious

The strange smell

1894

A strange smell develops around Emily’s house

Smell is gone

1895

The people of the town spread lime to get rid of the smell.

Attempt to collect Emily's taxes

1895

Alderman goes to Emily’s but she refuses to pay the taxes.

Emily gives painting lessons

1904

Emily gives china-painting lessons to children

Homer's skeleton

1934

Homer’s skeleton is discovered in a room in Emily’s house that has been closed off for 40 years.

Emily dies

1934

Emily dies at age 74.