Discuss the scene between Phoenix and the hunter in "The Worn Path" by Eudora Welty.

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A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty offers an interesting and admirable character in the protagonist Phoenix Jackson.  Phoenix’s name comes from Greek mythology.  The phoenix had an incredible life cycle.  It made  its nest and caught  fire from the sun, bursting into flames. From the ashes, it is reborn.  From her name to her behavior and the symbolism running throughout the story, Phoenix Jackson is the embodiment of the mythological phoenix.

The protagonist Phoenix is described as an old, extremely poor, black lady, who has difficulty walking and uses a cane made from an umbrella to stabilize herself.  As she walks along toward town, the old lady talks aloud to herself. She slowly walks along a difficult path that she has walked many times.

Phoenix is on her way to get medicine. Her  grandson...

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