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    Charles simply says to Chig that they might as well drop in on his mother as well as his brother. He says it so casually, it all seems so sudden. And the fact that the proposed visit wasn't in...

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    Helen Keller became deaf and blind as a toddler due to an illness. When she was a child in the late 1800s, there were very few opportunities for anyone who was deaf and blind. Despite this,...

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    According to the source literarydevices.net, direct characterization is defined in this way: This kind of characterization takes a direct approach towards building the character. It uses another...

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    Charles's son, who is called Chig, makes observations about his father. Aunt Rose says very little about Charles; Mama says things directly to her son, Charles. GL finally arrives and asks where...

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    The ending of the story presents a surprise to the reader of "A Visit to Grandmother." Throughout most of his life, Charles has harbored a resentment for his brother GL, who, Charles feels, has...

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    In the short story, “A Visit to Grandmother” by Melvin Kelly Mama’s attitude toward the story of the horse and buggy ride starts out jovial. With detail, she describes her early apprehension...

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    In the opening paragraphs of "A Visit to Grandmother," Chig immediately recognizes that there is something wrong when he watches his father kiss his mother. For, his father's demeanor is...

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    In William Melvin Kelley's short story "A Visit to Grandmother," Charles's reaction to the story about GL and the wild horse was very severe and serves to develop themes of the story concerning...

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    Dr. Charles' mother is named Eva Dunsford.

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    Charles left home when he was fifteen. Through his own resources, he became a lawyer. His son Chig thought of his father as a kind, gentle man. When Chig accompanies his father on a visit to his...

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    Although the title of this story sparks images of loving company and comforting surroundings, it actually is a presage of disaster. Dr. Charles Dunsford has left his New York home to attend his...

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    I believe she says "I had to take care of ten babies" not exactly sure, don't really think this makes sense but is nontheless possible. Anyways the story only discusses Dr.Charles, the aunt (can't...

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    "I don't know I just jumped on it because my boy asked me too" - mama telling her story. "If i did that you would've punished me" - Charles talking about Mama's story with DL.

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    Charles left home at the age of 15 to go to a school up North for blacks because there were none in TN. He also left because he didn't believe his mother loved him the same as she did her other...

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    He goes to a class reunion with his father. Also he meets the family and watches his father kiss his grandmother. Remember the begenning of the story is written in past tense though. He is writting...

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    My teacher seems to stress the point that GL is extreemly close to being an invalid.

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    because he had to go to an assambley :) it says it at the begining of the story

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    Some clever mortals supposedly devised a competition between Poseidon and his sister, Athena. The two immortals were to devise gifts for the mortals, who in turn would show eternal gratitude to the...

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    The major types of direct characterization include narration and description. With this in mind, you'll want to think of how you learn about Charles by what Kelley (the author) tells you, rather...

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    when charles starts to arguing with his mother

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    It is important to note firstly that "A Visit to Grandmother", although it does concern itself with issues of race, was not intended to deal solely with issues of race. Kelley was vocal...

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