Worn Path Essay

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Symbolism of the Journey Kimberly Larese Eng.125 Introduction to Literature Ms. Julie Alfaro March 3, 2013 Symbolism of the Journey 1 A Worn Path "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty is full of symbolism and theme that makes this an interesting story. Phoenix is an old Negro women who is determined to get to town for the medicine for her grandson and she will not let anything nor anyone get in her way. And the struggles she faces along the way. But also racism not just because of color but the way she is treated but some of the people. I Used to Live Here Once "I Used to Live Here Once" by Jean Rhys defined by Webster dictionary "a unifying idea that is recurrent element in literary or artistic work."( Webster ) It includes symbolism, character, setting and tone. ( Clugston 2010 ) Symbolism of the Journey 2 A Worn Path It is the cold month of December down South where this story takes place. Phoenix Jackson is her name she is an old negro women with a red rag tied around her head. She starts her journey down the path moving from side to side like a pendulum in a grandfather clock. (

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