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Mrs. Whipple is a woman with issues. She has external and internal conflicts. She has low self esteem and she is in denial about so many things internally. People that are at peace with themselves...

Latest answer posted May 17, 2010, 10:03 pm (UTC)

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Mrs. Whipple, the protagonist of Katherine Anne Porter's "He," refuses to be looked down upon. Farm life is hard, and she finds it a struggle to take care of her family of five. That said, when her...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2013, 1:28 am (UTC)

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Mrs. Whipple is a woman who seems caught between various pressures and conflicts. She is responsible for caring for her second son, who, the narrator tells us, is "simple-minded." However, she so...

Latest answer posted September 17, 2013, 6:01 am (UTC)

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It is clear from the opening paragraphs that the life the Whipples lead is one that is not to be envied. Note how Mrs. Whipple is presented in this opening section of the short story, and the very...

Latest answer posted September 16, 2013, 6:01 am (UTC)

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