Mother Daughter Relationships In Everyday Use By Alice Walker

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In “Everyday Use,” two sisters portray their views on heritage and what they consider it to be. One sister defines heritage through everyday usage while the other prefers to display it. By the end of the story, Ms. Johnson is confronted with a challenging decision in regards to which one of her daughters should rightfully obtain the family quilts. Alice Walker stresses the importance of mother-daughter relationships through the three main characters (finish thesis).
Despite the fact they were raised in the same background, Maggie and Dee are extremely different from each other, in various ways. Maggie was severely burned in the old house fire several years before moving to the new one. As a result, she suffers from low self-esteem and generally
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