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William Faulkner

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Dismissing the City Authorities

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Miss Emily's dismissal of the city authorities in the first part of the short story contributes to which of the following themes?

A

Those who try to maintain traditions in the face of social change will eventually go insane.

B

Death is inevitable and inescapable.

C

The Southern aristocracy's arrogance make them resistant to change.

D

Decay and death haunt the Southern aristocracy.

E

Traditions are meant to protect women and the wealthy.