A Worn Path Conflict

Eudora Welty’s A Worn Path is a story of the patient and courageous struggle, defeat and victory of an old black woman named Phoenix Jackson. The story takes place in Mississippi during the early twentieth century. Eudora Welty wrote A Worn Path while living in New York City. Eudora Welty’s A Worn Path is a … Read more

A Worn Path Conflict

Conflict in A Worn Path A major theme in A Worn Path is revealed through the conflict that occurs between Phoenix, the main character, and her surrounding characters. An analysis of the external forces acting on Phoenix propels her to new levels of understanding of herself and the world she inhabits. Conflict within A Worn … Read more

A Worn Path Conflict

Eudora Welty drew on her personal experiences during the Great Depression in Jackson, Mississippi for writing A Worn Path. Eudora was born in Jackson in 1909. Eudora grew up with her parents and eleven siblings. Eudora’s father worked as a clerk for L & N Railroad Company, which provided enough money to Eudora’s family to … Read more