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That may be correct on the off chance that we dont think about the rich imageries, topics, and different issues.
The story was composed and initially distributed in 1941 in Atlantic Weekly; in this way, we can accept that the story happened in that year. That same year, as we all know, the world entered into the World War II. In spite of the overall uproar and clash, Phoenix Jacksons life was stamped with peace and effortlessness. She appeared to be not to give a second thought of the progressing World War that was then happening; rather, her life appeared to spin around her grandson whom, as should be obvious, she adored to such an extent. The story likewise discusses neediness. The year 1941 was not just stamped by the begin of the Second World War additionally of neediness that was an actuality to a lot of people especially to blacks and to the individuals from the rustic Southwest where Mississippi is spotted. We can likewise accept that, at her age, Phoenix Jackson may have been conceived in the time of American servitude of the blacks. An alternate indication of neediness is the means by which Phoenix Jackson was depict as wearing red teases her hair and a smock made structure sugar sacks. The orderly at the facility likewise ordered Phoenix Jacksons case as "philanthropy" when she saw her coming into the center and when she gave Phoenix Jackson the solution.
The story additionally introduces the inconspicuous bigotry that blacks accept from the whites. In spite of the fact that in the whole story, we cant read anything that recommends fanaticism around the Phoenix Jackson, there are scenes where we can deduce that the whites treated her in such a deigning way. In section 45, we can read the white seekers comments "I know you old minorities individuals. His utilization of the expression hued is one of the unpretentious ways
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This essay will argue although A Worn Path is a work of fiction, the issues raised in it are pressing realities in contemporary American life. (Background) One prominent theme in the story is the perseverance of Old Phoenix in crossing so many hurdles on her way to the town hospital.
The use of journeys ands trips in these works are symbolic signifying various meanings ranging from life choices to life processes as well as the challenges and implications that come along with the choices and processes. Background to Symbolism in Literary Works To appreciate the role of symbolism in these works of literature, it would be vital to highlight some background information relating to symbolism as a literary device and the content of the works that are subject of discussion and comparison in this paper.
Sexism on the other hand is another story of similar case, parallel to the aforementioned problem in controversy and passion spent for its fighting. A lot of literary works have been published in the past that expressed different thoughts and some have been rough, attacking mostly the colored people or the Blacks and women yet the events discussed in the literary pieces expose the truths observed in this matter.
Welty and Frost both put forth their divergent perspectives by the use of different themes of the journey in their work. In the poem “The Road Not Taken,” Frost masterly makes a depiction of how choice at the present has a huge impact in future.
Welty uses the character of Phoenix Jackson to develop the plot and the main point of the story. Through this story, Welty is able to show how Jackson becomes the worn path because of the inability to move forward with her needs in life. This is combined with the relationships in the book, events which happen to the character and the realizations which Phoenix has while traveling the main path.
As Phoenix Jackson sets off on her journey through the woods to get her ailing grandson medicine, there is a long list of obstacles that she must overcome on her way. The readers learn uttermost love and devotion of Phoenix Jackson for her grandson through her actions.
Since the opening of the story till she reaches the town, from the normal course of her actions it seems that she is a flat character that remains unmoved by any kind of external influences.
Despite the initial