"Everyday Use" and "Why I live at the P.O."
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This paper discusses the styles of Eudora Welty's story "Why I Live at the P.O." and Alice Walker's "Everyday Use". The paper compares their use of informal first person style with rich and realistic detail and then compares the depth of their tone and subject matter. It discusses both the similarities and differences in their plots and styles and concludes that the works exist for entirely different purposes.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Cassill, R.V., ed. Norton Anthology of Short Fiction, 4th Edition. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1989. pp. 819-827.
- Welty, Eudora. "Why I Live at the P.O." Retrieved 7/21/06 from http://art-bin.com/art/or_weltypostoff.html
Cite this Comparison Essay:
"Everyday Use" and "Why I live at the P.O." (2007, May 10) Retrieved February 02, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/everyday-use-and-why-i-live-at-the-p-o-94849/
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