Hi, Is Granny Weatherall a static character? "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" by Katherine Anne Porter

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Katherine Anne Porter's short story "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" is the tale of a woman who suffers a terrible situation in her youth: She is jilted at the altar on the day of her wedding day by her groom, George, and is subsequently humiliated as a woman, as a daughter, and as an individual.

This one incident haunts her life until the day of her death when, as she agonizes, she realizes that her entire life has been a sequence of decisions that aim to proof her own value as a person.

You are correct in asking whether she is a static character because the reader can see that she has lived what seems to be a very consistent life. However, it is this very consistency what also makes her a round character because, as she slowly passes away, she realizes what her life has been about:...

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