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Eudora Welty

One Writer's Beginnings, by Eudora Welty, is her Pulitzer Prize–winning collection of autobiographical essays based on three lectures she gave at Harvard University on "Listening," "Learning to...

Latest answer posted May 23, 2016 10:46 pm UTC

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Eudora Welty

One thing you could do is trace the symbolism related to Phoenix's name. A phoenix is a type of magical bird that, when it reaches old age, bursts into flame and is then reborn from the ashes....

Latest answer posted August 20, 2017 6:41 pm UTC

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Eudora Welty

The protagonist of Eudora Welty's short story "A Worn Path" is Phoenix Jackson. She is a very old woman who lives in the backwoods alone with her grandson; she regularly makes the rather arduous...

Latest answer posted September 5, 2013 4:24 pm UTC

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Eudora Welty

Eudora Welty's story reminds me a lot of some of William Faulkner's work. Both of these Southern writers created characters who occupy the lowest rungs in their society, yet demonstrate the...

Latest answer posted October 15, 2009 1:25 pm UTC

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Eudora Welty

a) In this story, the man and woman dance beautifully together at Baba's, appearing to onlookers as if they have always been a couple. True. The name of the beer shack is actually "Baba's Place."...

Latest answer posted October 20, 2016 1:59 pm UTC

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Eudora Welty

Welty uses a balance of direct and indirect characterization to develop the character of Phoenix. In the second paragraph of the story, Welty provides specific details of Phoenix's appearance and...

Latest answer posted September 4, 2013 3:12 pm UTC

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