In A Worn Path, what way might colors be related to Phoenix's name and personality?

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Phoenix is a colorful character, both literally and figuratively. As well as having a red rag tied around her hair and strange golden inflections in her skin, she's so old she's almost ageless. Just like the phoenix of ancient mythology, the old lady seems to have been around since the dawn of time, which makes the bright colors of her skin and clothing all the more remarkable. There's life in the old girl yet.

If Phoenix were just a regular...

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