The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter

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Why did Granny keep letters from both John and George in "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall"?

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It is clear that Granny's possession of love letters to both George, the man who jilted her, and John, the man she eventually married and had children with, reflects her continued romantic feelings towards them both. Clearly both men occupied a very important place in her heart, and even though George jilted her so many years ago, her continued romantic feelings towards him are reflected by the...

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