Native American literature. A Worn Path'' by Eudora Welty
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... Native American literature A worn path The Eudora Welty was born on April 13, the year 1909, in the town of Jackson, Mississippi, to her parents Christian Webb and Chestina Andrews Welty. In her masterpiece of writing titled A worn path, the story opens on a chilly December morning. An elderly African?American woman by the name Phoenix Jackson was making her way, slowly while at the same time surely, through the woods, tapping an umbrella on the bare ground in front of her as she walked. Her shoes lay untied. While she tapped along, she spoke to the animals in the woods, convincing them to keep out of her way. As the path went up a hill, she complains about how difficult walking had become. It had...