Eudora Welty's A Worn Path

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In Eudora Welty’s short story, “A Worn Path” the narrator presents the travels of an old woman named, Old Phoenix. This short story is told in third person limited, limiting the perspective of the main character by only seeing her thoughts or feelings, while experiencing everything else around her. Throughout the story, the narrator allows the audience to gather information and pick up on the characters qualities. Using the spoken words of the old woman, Welty helps the audiences with cues into the main characters disposition. It appears that the audience is able to tap into the character's innermost thoughts, while the narrator takes us on a journey through the old woman’s perspective: “She passed through the old cotton and went into a field

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