Old eyes thought you was a pretty little green bush. Though she is treated so poorly, Phoenix keeps her eye on her purpose, getting medicine for the grandson she loves so much. The receptionist gave her a nickel and she said that she would buy a paper windmill for grandson. Finally, she reaches a stone building and climbs the stairs enter the door's office. And she comes down in hospital building she wants to return after buying a paper windmill for her grandson.
Big dead trees, like black men with one arm, were standing in the purple stalks of the withered cotton field. She does not lose her cool and is clear-eyed about her situation. It was not possible to allow the dress to tear. Instead he tells her to keep to her place in society—in her rural home. Finally she reached a stone building and climbed stairs.
A phoenix is commonly known to be a mythical bird that has the ability to rise again. The hunter is disrespectful in other ways. . The receptionist asked her a lot of questions. Wouldn't miss going to town to see Santa Claus! Then comes a nurse and asks questions to Phoenix. Such is the hardship of not just one individual, but an entire culture. Her chin was lowered almost to her knees.
It could have been a man dancing in the field. Dozens of little black children whirled around her. Then she comes across a small river and barbed wire fence. The cones dropped as light as feathers. There she had to creep and crawl, spreading her knees and stretching her fingers like a baby trying to climb the steps. Is your grandson's throat any better since the last time you came for the medicine? She had a very successful career in writing and published many books that are still read and well known today. This story is written by Eudora Welty.
How would the story change if the boy were actually in it? Every little while his throat begin to close up again, and he not able to swallow. The act of closing her eyes while crossing the makeshift log bridge takes on the broader implications of a spiritual leap of faith in the trusting God to help her find her way though she be—if only temporarily—blind. Is God watching the hunter as he threatens and lies, too? The deep lines in her face went into a fierce and different radiation. For I have heard of nary death close by. I got a long way.
So she left that tree, and had to go through a barbed-wire fence. The difficulty of her as yet unexplained journey is made clear in the way something—her body, her mind — pleads that she stop. He not able to help himself. The gift is something that harnesses nature into both energy and beauty—it is something that represents hope, that maybe, just maybe, will help spur her grandson to push on and extend the worn path a little farther. The nurse, speaking loudly and slowly, suggests that the grandson will never heal. When she walks in the cotton field, the old women is very much frightened to see something black and moving on the way, she has many problems of wild animals and rough paths.
The thorny bush is nothing less than a pointed allusion to the crown of thorns forced down upon the head of Jesus Christ. Extrapolating from the text that the overarching theme of the story is the effect of race relations, a strong argument can be made that the grandson represents not just the future, but the future for blacks in America. Welty shows how Phoenix endures the hardship and pain of climbing the hill and does not let it keep her from making the trip. Each individual appears to patronise Phoenix rather than show her the respect that one would expect a woman to receive. Therefore, a worn path has dealt with a serious and difficult journey of old Phoenix. Then she walks along the narrow paths of hills.
McHaney, at Georgia State Univ. But when she went to take it there was just her own hand in the air. Once you find your worksheet, click on pop-out icon or print icon to worksheet to print or download. At first, this journey appears to not be for any apparent reason. She happens upon an old well of unknown origins—unknown because it existed from before her birth. She faced many obstacles on the way to the town. Then they went in different directions, but she could hear the gun shooting again and again over the hill.