The the cringing uses of the Female

The intention of Grotesque Characterization is the method of making it a version of human character traits or a twisted reflection of a recognizable place like “The comic tone of the narrative and the disquieting final note create the grotesque” (Dickens 68). Grotesque characters can have some type of dilemma in society in my ways, an example would be The Great Gatsby when Nick tells the readers that he’s going to enter the lives of women or when Faulkner tells us about the necrophilia that is being done under the nose of many people   in “A Rose for Emily”. As a matter of fact, anything that we see as abnormal is to be considered a problem in our society. Another example would be in “The Female Body” when Atwood explains to us that “The Female Body has many uses. It’s been used as a door-knocker, a bottle opener, as a clock with a ticking belly, as something to hold up lampshades, as a nutcracker, just squeeze the brass legs together and out comes your nut…”, Atwood does this to be specific about all the detailed descriptions of the cringing uses of the Female Body, which is being taken as an object.  The Grotesque Characterization is best understood as a brutal realization technique to show the true values of Americans. Despite the technique being so graphic at times, the utilization of the Grotesque reveals the cold hard truth for the audience that is numb to it. In The Great Gatsby, the Valley of the Ashes creates a picture that men who live there tend to crumble through the polluted air. It also creates a picture for the inequality between its inhabitants and that of West Egg and East Egg, The valley of ashes is explained as a long stretch of deserted land where “ashes grow like wheat into ridges and hills into grotesque gardens; where ashes take the forms of houses and chimneys and rising smoke and, finally, with a transcendent effort, of men who move dimly and already crumbling through the powdery air.”(Fitzgerald 21) The term “grotesque gardens” uses alliteration to emphasize the odd relationship between ashes and greenery. The Ashes are connected with death while the extensive ridges and vivid gardens represent the bloom of the idea of equality as in “the trees that had made way for Gatsby’s house, had once pandered in whispers to the last and greatest of all human dreams.” (Fitzgerald 143). This shows a exposed image of hopelessness that engulfs the valley. William Faulkner’s short story “A Rose for Emily” is a great example of what some call the “Southern gothic” category, in which a Southern community lead to strange, grotesque behavior. “A necrophiliac is described as a person who has an obsessive fascination with death and corpses (Mifflin 1)”. Emily, a necrophiliac in, “A Rose for Emily,” is a irrational, lost, and imperfect woman. A story packed with various amounts of symbols that make the story’s meaning clearer. Emily only knew one man

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