A Worn Path By Eudora Welty Analysis

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Can love drive you to do things for a person even though they are dead? I have known people that there answer will be yes, it is hard to believe it but if you think about it you will think that they are crazy. I personally do not think that a person who is considered normal does this, but there are a lot of cases out there that might proof me wrong. There are ways that you can satifacer the urge of doing things for a dead person that you will normally do while they were alive. This happen specially when the person before dying was sick for a long period of time. This point brings me to “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty, was Phoenix’s grandson dead or was he alive waiting for her to bring the medicine? I personally think he was alive, First of all because if he was not a live why would she go through all the obstacle that she went through, and also why would she even bother to do what she did could have been love or was it crazyness. One might say that he was dead because of how old she was, maybe she is ilucinated and going back to a dead body with the medicine, hoping that will bring him back. …show more content…

Phoenix was a really old lady but she knew what she was doing and going to. She tryied to give her best imprecion because she knew where she was going to, “…long apron of bleached sugar sacks, with a full pocket: All neat and tidy,…It was not possible to allow the dress to tear.” she have been doing this for a long time so she knew she had to look nice and presentable so that people maybe would treat her with more respect. She really need it the medicine; that is another point that makes the reader know that her grandson was not dead, she had to get the medicine and she did not want anything or anyone to prohhived

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