"Everyday Use" and "Why I live at the P.O." Comparison Essay by hicaliber

"Everyday Use" and "Why I live at the P.O."
A comparison of the plots and styles of Eudora Welty's "Why I Live at the P.O." and Alice Walker's "Everyday Use".
# 94849 | 1,160 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on May 10, 2007 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis) , English (Comparison)


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Description:

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:

APA Format

"Everyday Use" and "Why I live at the P.O." (2007, May 10) Retrieved October 20, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/everyday-use-and-why-i-live-at-the-p-o-94849/

MLA Format

""Everyday Use" and "Why I live at the P.O."" 10 May 2007. Web. 20 October. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/everyday-use-and-why-i-live-at-the-p-o-94849/>

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