Two Short Stories and Racial Pride Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Two Short Stories and Racial Pride
This paper looks at "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty and "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker and studies the matter of racial pride.
# 123433 | 1,000 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer provides a comparison of how Eudora Welty's short story "A Worn Path" and Alice Walker's "Everyday Use" deal with the issues of racial pride and social and racial cleavages in the rural South.

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"'A Worn Path' by Eudora Welty and 'Everyday Use' by Alice Walker share many characteristics. Both are set in the semi rural South amid people of modest means and both deal chiefly with black characters. 'A Worn Path' presents Phoenix to the reader by degrees with her behavior revealing a high level of self-regard and respect despite her extreme poverty a financially comfortable old woman would not have to walk several miles to town in winter to obtain medicine for her grandson. In 'Everyday Use' the relative poverty of ..."

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