An Analysis Of Everyday Use By Alice Walker

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In the story “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker, one can sympathize with Dee. She seems to just want to better herself and her mother and sister just do not understand her desires. It is so sad that she does not have her family’s support. Support makes a huge difference when one is trying to accomplish material possessions and establish a higher reputation in society that would be hard for him/her. The narrator in this story is Dee’s mother, Mrs. Johnson. Mrs. Johnson’s narration sets the tone for the reader’s impression of her daughter. A reader should question Mrs. Johnson’s motives before accepting blindly her mother’s opinion of who Dee has become since she left home. Mrs. Johnson truly believes her life is great how it is and cannot comprehend
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