A Worn Path

After reading Eudora Welty’s short story, “A Worn Path,” you should write a short essay response for the discussion questions below. All writing submitted must be your own, and as with any other assignment, plagiarism will not be tolerated. Plagiarized forum posts will receive a zero for the assignment and a failing grade for the course.   Each question is worth 100 points for a total of up to 500 points. You should aim for at least 200 words per question, making sure you fully answer each question. You should proofread and edit your answer to receive full credit.  1. Struggle and perseverance is one of the themes found in Welty’s story. Explain how this idea is presented in Welty’s story? 2. What kind of physical struggles does Phoenix face? How do you know? 3. There is evidence in the story that Phoenix suffers from some form of Dementia. In your answer, discuss at least two examples that serve as evidence of this struggle. 4. During her lifetime, Eudora Welty was often asked if the grandson in the story is really dead. Welty said her best answer would be: “Pheonix is alive.” At other times her answer was: “It doesn’t matter.” What do you think she meant?  5. What’s love got to do with this story?  When you are finished, save your document and add your submission at the link provided.

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