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How Does Eudora Welty Use Metaphors In A Worn Path

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The story “A worn path”, author Eudora Welty uses metaphorical phrases to describe the main characters journey to the city. Phoenix Jackson shows determination, endurance, and bravery throughout the story and wouldn’t let anything slow her down. At the beginning of her journey, Eudora Welty shows Phoenix’s determination when the path she walked ran up a hill. “Seem like there is chains about my feet, time I get this far. Something always take a hold of me on this hill, pleads I should stay” Phoenix said as she walks up the hill (pg. 161). Phoenix turn and gave a severe look behind her when she got to the top of the hill looking at where she had come. Walking down the hill, a bush caught her dress just before she got to the bottom and her
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