An overview of a worn path by eudora welty

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He took her out from the ditch. There she even forgot why she had been there. She wants to appear dignified before she enters the big building. Again, she faced the trouble successfully. Have a question? She again continued her journey but there was another obstacle waiting her. Once she reaches the top of the hill she rests only a moment to look at what is spread out before her. She had to cross it. There she asked a lady to tie her shoe laces.

Seeing a buzzard and wondering what it is looking at, she muses on the difficulty of her task and the help God grants her. It being December, it was very cold and the path way was covered with snow. She makes it to town where she asks a woman carrying packages to help tie her shoe.

Ans: When Old Phoenix is spoken to by the receptionist, she ignored her and she got senseless and lost her memory. At one point she thinks she sees a boy, but no one is there.

An overview of a worn path by eudora welty

She wants to appear dignified before she enters the big building. She enters a building and goes up to a woman seated at a desk who assumes that Phoenix is another charity case. The woman obliges, though a bit gruffly. But, every time she faces the obstacles very boldly and at last, reaches to the town. Next comes a ravine where she stops to take a sip of water from a spring. She said that she would buy a paper toy for her grandson. Reaching Natchez, Phoenix is overwhelmed by all the lights but allows her muscle memory to take her to the big building where she needs to go.

Once on the other side, she finally takes just a moment to rest. After sometimes, she came by a creek. Character Sketch of Phoenix Jackson: i African American Negro ii Uneducated iii Speaks wrong English iv She has a grandson who has some defects in the throat so she has to take medicine till his life.

The hunter and Phoenix chat, mostly about her age and where she is going, which makes him seem nice enough, but he's really pretty much a jerk. It lives up to years and after that it gets itself consumed by fire and rises renewed from its own asses.

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The woman obliges, though a bit gruffly. She raised her hand for help.

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All they have left is each other, and she has hope that he'll be okay. Here, the main character is Phoenix Jackson. She used to live in a village far away from the town. They part ways. Now, she was passing through a corn field. Reaching Natchez, Phoenix is overwhelmed by all the lights but allows her muscle memory to take her to the big building where she needs to go. She again continued her journey but there was another obstacle waiting her. She traverses different kinds of terrain—hills, forests, swamps, and fields—that test the strength and endurance of her old body. During their conversation, he loses a nickel from his pocket and she takes it and slips it into her apron pocket. The attendant hands Phoenix a nickel as a Christmas gift. Then, with a nod, she leaves. Now, she had to cross through a barbed wire fence. Character Sketch of Phoenix Jackson: i African American Negro ii Uneducated iii Speaks wrong English iv She has a grandson who has some defects in the throat so she has to take medicine till his life. A nurse appears who recognizes Phoenix and informs the attendant that she is there to visit her grandson who swallowed lye a few years earlier.

One of these animals, a black dog, bowls her over, leaving her lying in a ditch for a while until a hunter, a young white man with a dog of his own chained by his side, stops to help her up. How does she feel about stealing the nickel the hunter dropped?

Walking with a cane, she stumbles along her path because she does not see very well.

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