Of all the cunning stories composed by Eudora Welty over the past 50 years, it is maybe “A Worn Path” that is most charming as far as its capacity to oppose basic clarification. The entire story is suggestive of a religious journey, while the conclusion…
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by Eudora Welty
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Fiction, Children's literature
Phoenix Jackson, The Grandson, The Hunter, The Attendant, The Nurse, The Shopper
The story follows an elderly black woman named Phoenix Jackson. Phoenix must walk a worn path into Natchez from her home to retrieve medicine for her grandson.