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A worn path

by Eudora Welty

  • 50 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Creative Education in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    An elderly black woman who lives out in the country makes the long and arduous journey into town, as she has done many times in the past.

    Edition Notes

    StatementEudora Welty.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W46864 Wo 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2026441M
    ISBN 100886824710
    LC Control Number91002365

    A Worn Path Quotes. 20 of the best book quotes from A Worn Path #1 “The path ran up a hill. ‘Seem like there is chains about my feet time, I get this far,’ she said, in a voice of argument old people keep to use with themselves. ‘Something always take a hold of me on this hill—pleads I should stay.‘”. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $

    A Worn Path – An Analysis The short story "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty, is a descriptive story of a grandmother's difficult journey, for a grandson she loves. Her devotion to her grandson and wanting to provide him with a better lifestyle, was her motivation to overcome these trials. On this trip, Phoenix Jackson, the grandmother, struggles. Books similar to A Worn Path A Worn Path. by Eudora Welty. avg. rating Ratings. Phoenix Jackson, an old woman, is on a dangerous journey through the woods to get medicine for her grandson. The Atlantic Monthly first published the story in February Want to Read. Shelving menu. Shelve A Worn Path. Want to Read;.

    Directed by Bruce Schwartz. With Cora Lee Day, Brad Dourif, Conchata Ferrell, Jodie Markell. Elderly Phoenix Jackson journeys on foot through rough terrain to obtain medicine for her grandson. Based on the short story by Eudora Welty. "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty is a story of unconditional love, one in which an elderly woman struggles and fights her way down a literal worn path in order to get special medicine that her grandson needs. The elements of plot lure the reader to the end of the story, where we see the fruits of .


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A Worn Path by Eudora Welty is a book about a persistent, elderly black woman traveling to town to get medicine for her son. She encounters many obstacles during the journey.

A Worn Path is a good story about the hardships African-Americans has to go through even after the war. I recommend this story because of the strong symbolisms of race and /5(69).

A Worn Path Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for A Worn Path is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty Eudora Welty's "A Worn Path", is a heartfelt short story that touches the soul. The main character, Phoenix Jackson, is elderly black woman who must trek from her home across the countryside and return with medicine for her ailing grandson/5(4).

A Worn Path. A short story. Eudora Welty. February Issue. Eric Thayer / Reuters. 'Charity,' she said, making a check mark in a book. Old Phoenix held the bottle close to her eyes, and. "A Worn Path" is a short story by Eudora Welty in which Phoenix Jackson travels into town to get medicine for her grandson.

Phoenix Jackson walks to the city on a worn, rugged path to buy medicine. "A Worn Path" is a short story by Eudora Welty. It was published in Atlantic Monthly magazine in The story describes a journey by an elderly black woman named Phoenix Jackson, who must walk a long way into Natchez from her home in rural Mississippi to retrieve medicine for her grandson.

She has worn a path through the city. Active Themes A woman carrying a number of presents in her hands walks by and Phoenix stops her to ask her if she will tie her shoes for her, telling the woman that unlaced shoes are “right for out in the country” but not in the “big building” she is going to.

Sign In. Details. A Worn Path Summary. Thanks for exploring this SuperSummary Plot Summary of “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty. A modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, SuperSummary offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

A Worn Path – Eudora Welty: (Introduction) Eudora Welty has made vital contributions to twentieth century American fiction. Renowned for her insight-filled short stories, she focuses on women and minority issues in her works. The short story A Worn Path is also about women's issues but but is also about old age and poverty.

This essay will argue although A Worn Path is a work of fiction, the. A Worn Path Summary. On a cold December day, an elderly woman named Phoenix Jackson makes her way along a remote path, narrating the journey to herself as she goes.

She traverses different kinds of terrain—hills, forests, swamps, and fields—that test the strength and endurance of her old body. She encounters animals and people along her way.

A Worn Path A very old and frail black woman named Phoenix Jackson makes a long and difficult journey on a path from the country into the town. She carries a. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

Fraught with peril, the worn path mirrors both the individual and collective sense of the metaphor. Simile: "like the chirping of a solitary little bird" The tapping of the cane that Phoenix must use to maintain equilibrium is here compared to a bird, thus linking to the symbolic allusion of the main character’s name.

This link sets the stage. Quotes from Eudora Welty's A Worn Path. Learn the important quotes in A Worn Path and the chapters they're from, including why they're important and what they mean in the context of the book. A Worn Path Characters. By Eudora Welty. Phoenix Jackson. Phoenix is our main character and heroine, though she doesn't fit the usual description.

The Hunter. The hunter is the only person Phoenix speaks to on the country part of the path. Well, she does The Attendant. The attendant is the first character to speak to Phoenix when she.

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A Worn Path by Eudora Welty. It was December—a bright frozen day in the early morning. Far out in the country there was an old Negro woman with her head tied in a red rag, coming along a path through the pinewoods.

Her name was Phoenix Jackson. She was very. She stopped working for the WPA in Her first stories, Magic and Death of a Travelling Salesman, were published in small magazines in Some of her better-known short stories are Why I Live at the P.O., Petrified Man, and A Worn Path.

The setting of the short story "A Worn Path" is the depression era, specifically in rural, American woman is overcoming obstacles on her quest to obtain medicine for her grandson, and. OCLC Number: Notes: In Atlantic Monthly, vol.no. 2 (February ). Description: pages ; 25 cm: Other Titles: Southern Review, vol.

3, no. 2."A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty is a short story about an elderly African American woman who undertakes a familiar journey on a road in a rural area to acquire medicine for her grandson.

She expresses herself, both to her surroundings and in short spurts of spoken monologue, warning away animals and expressing the pain she feels in her weary bones.Literary Analysis Of A Worn Path By Eudora Welty Words | 4 Pages “A Worn Path” Literary Analysis “A Worn Path” is a short story written by Eudora Welty that describes the trail Phoenix Jackson, an elderly African American lady, takes in order to reach a certain town during a festive holiday.