Everyday Use Annotated Bibliography

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Annotated Bibliography Baker, Houston A., and Charlotte Pierce-Baker. "Patches: Quilts and Community in Alice Walker's" Everyday Use"." The Southern Review 21.3 (1985): 706. The two writers use symbolism to convey the message in that it is an indication of fullness to stand as a sign of condemnation or rather the act of judging, the quilter patch is a fragment. A patch may have the capability of a showing off some level poverty. Daily quilts, pieced wholes without a defined pattern had a direct address to women who were considered as Alien due to their endless fashionable desires. Sculpting, weaving, shaping so as to create multi-colored and short-lived array paramount in leading to the emergence of unsettledness or rather peace and harmony. Such doings or activities saw the need to apply some or the needed survival tactics. Crafted wares, tattered clothes, and patchwork coverlet had the basics to …show more content…

"Alice Walker-Everyday Use." (2005). Timpe mainly introduces the reader to certain dynamic philosophies of walker’s writing, especially on black concept heritage by deducing her short story “Everyday Use”. Before the interpretation of the story, the reader learns about Walker’s biography. A brief summary and structure informs one on the main topics to be understood. Walker revisits her homeland through fiction in what may be centered on a protagonist who returns home. The way life in the community was perceived is in plain and black and straight forward. The two daughters take divergent paths as Maggie is less educated and it is in her mother’s opinion that she will soon be married to have her own house. She is humble, takes life in an easier and simpler way. On the contrary, Dee has been ambitious yet determined and risen above their humble background. Having desires to move to even higher levels. This truly scares her mother. Generally, Timpe simplifies the works of Walker for easy understanding. Several other works are as well cited and thus

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