A Visit Of Charity Analysis

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“A Visit of Charity” is a short story by Eduora Welty, used to represent selfishness. THe story goes over a girl, named Marian, who goes to a retirement home for her own personal gain. She realizes something about the two ladies she is set up with, and leaves right away. This story is the representation of how selfishness can turn things for the worse. The story has to set up its setting first before it can continue on with the story. In “A Visit of Charity” the author uses imagery, to help create a setting, to set up for how the story feels, and how characters feel about the setting itself, while creating a theme of selfishness throughout. Imagery is an idea of using words, to create something real, which coincides with the setting, the places…show more content…
The story is about a girl walking home to discover something, that cannot be unseen. She finds a body, and accidentally steps on it. The rest of the story is just the description of the body and how she had crushed to poor man who lie dead. In “The Flowers” a girl is walking home from a stroll in the woods, when the plot of the story is used to set up the theme of the story based on one crucial thing happening in the story. The plot of the story represents how the story goes through, and what happens within it, this combined with the syntax of the story can help set up for the theme of the story, because of how the story is set up, and how the sentences are used. Syntax of this story is how the sentences are spread out, how they are created, and how they are structured. The theme is what the internal message of the story is, and it is created because of the plot of the story, combined with the syntax of how it is set…show more content…
The story while symbolic has one theme as I see it, the human world vs the natural word, and an inner conflict for Sylvia. In “A White Heron”, the use of characterization and the tone of the story, creates a theme of natural vs humane worlds, from the characters and how the tone create the story. The atmosphere of the story is used to represent tone, within the context of what is happening in the story. And the characterization is how Sylvia, the man, and everyone else reacts to how Sylvia goes about with the natural
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