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A Worn Path Analisys

A Worn Path Analisys

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Published by: Karina Rojas on Apr 29, 2011
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Colegio Universitario Programa Académico de Limón Regional interdisciplinario CUNLIMON Región Huetar Norte y Caribe

A Worn Path Analysis
Plot: There was a poor elderly black woman who lived in the wood, her name was Phoenix Jackson, and she had to go to the town because her grandson was sick. As she walked, she found different obstacles as hungry, the confusing of the scarecrow for a dancing ghost, after that found a hunter who unadvertised that a coin drop from his pocket, she distracts him and picked up it. After that she arrived to the town and entered to the big building where was a nurse who ask for her grandson but she forget why she did this long trip. She remembered that her grandson was sick but she did not have money to buy the medicine. The nurse give her the medicine for her grandson as a charity because was Christmas and with the coin she decided buy a little windmill as a present to him. Main Character: Phoenix Jackson: She is a poor black woman and had a mythological name, loved her grandson Opinion: This story is interesting because show the love for the family, in this case Phoenix´s grandson because from the wood where they lived, she went on foot to the town in order to get some medicine for him in Christmas. It is a little sad too because the obstacles that she found in her trip but she was successful in her work. The themes that the story shows are present in our days.

She said. time I get this far.  The women in the story. represents the myth of the bird because she is described as being elderly and near the end of her life  The trip to the city to get the medicine represents the mythological trip that the Phoenix takes to the sun to die Point of view: Third person:The reader knows the story as an eye witness Examples:  She kicked her foot over the furrow. and with mouth drawn down. .  Walk pretty .Colegio Universitario Programa Académico de Limón Regional interdisciplinario CUNLIMON Región Huetar Norte y Caribe Theme: Perseverance Stamina Love for family Life in the face of hardship and dead Charity Racism Hope Poorly Symbols:  "Seem like there is chains about my feet." It symbolizes the recent memory of slavery. shook her head once or twice in a little strutting way.

Cultural Aspects: The racism is a market cultural aspect that we can find in this story when the hunter offended the woman because her skin color. mentally. she becomes worn down physically. Tittle Means: The worn path can be related to her life because she had to make this journey so many times it becomes worn down and as the path becomes worn down. in a wood and a town from the south of United States. and socially. . in the 30´s when the racism was very strong. shows the familiar love and the people had money for do charity as in the story. Christmas is a particular appropriate time in which to sell the story? I think that it is a good time because the people usually look for stories that are develop in that period.Colegio Universitario Programa Académico de Limón Regional interdisciplinario CUNLIMON Región Huetar Norte y Caribe Setting: The story took place on Christmas.

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