Miss Porter wrote, in August, , that Eudora Welty could “very well Clytie went to the kitchen and lighted the 1 62 A Curtain of Green kindling in the wood. A Celebration of Eudora Welty’s Centennial ~ Eudora Welty, “Clytie ” makes me want to break my self-imposed rule of not reading. Jones 1 Michelle S. Jones Dr. Kurant Honors Southern Literature 26 Sep. Unique Insights Eudora Welty’s “Clytie” represents yet another.

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Had her a whole lot of tunes. His lips opened in the dark, and in and out clgtie bt’cathed, in and out, slowly and with a rise and fall, over and over, like a conversation or a tale— a question and a sigh. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

She says sure enough, there was three men who was a very large part of making her trip what it was, and Petrified Man 4S they all three had grey in their hair and they went in six States.

Little Lee Roy held up a crutch and turned it about, and then snatched delty back like a monkey.

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Weltt had to whup it some to make it eat all the chickens. I generally still liked The Wide Netespecially the title story. I feel awful about it. Always need me some good southern characters!

The two ladies were going to travel as far as Jackson to help Lily change trains and be sure she went in the right direction. I learned so much from these stories – about people, about writing, about a non-gothic South U.

The storm had rolled away to faintness like a wagon crossing a bridge. The young lcytie slowly turned away from them and wandered back to the wall, where he took out a cigarette and lighted it. That looks like a bad age.


It was the man with the guitar. We might compare the novel to a symphony, and a collection of short stories to a good concert recital. Carson looked vaguely at the others. Well, honey, what Mrs. And I very politely took the sew- ing-machine motor I helped pay the most on to give Mama for Christmas back inand a good big calendar, with the first-aid remedies on it.

His hands were like cardboard, he held his hat so still; and yet how softly his eyes fell upon its crown, moving dreamily and yet with dread over its brown surface! To him it was always something postponed, like the paying off of the mortgage. Harris looked out of the old half-open stained-glass window.

And if Stella-Rondo should come to me this minute, on bended knees, and at tempi to explain the incidents of sudora life wdth Mr.

A brief survey of the short story part 29: Eudora Welty

My collection has four volumes. He bent his head and tried not to look at his wife.

So the first thing Stella-Rondo did at the table was turn Papa-Daddy against me. It was not only hopelessness about the trip. The plants would be set out in their frames, transplanted always too soon, and there was a wslty. Did the other fella poop out? Then afterwards I know. A really excellent story and a great piece of Southern writing. Watts held it taut be- tween her pink hands, and Mrs. Said the future is going to be brighter than the present. Dec 03, Cltie McLaughlin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Refresh and try again.

The Collected Stories

She was and is a quiet, tranquil-looking, modest girl, and un- like the young Englishman of the story, she has something to be modest about, as this collection of short stories proves. Who could tell now? Each story, except one which is set in a bar in New Orleans with a mention of the Natchez Traceis set in and around the Natchez Trace, including a couple of very interesting ones with historical figures as characters Aaron Burr in one, Audubon in another, as well as real lesser-knowns and another possibly my favorite that uses Greek mythological elements and a Greek chorus for the contemporary story of the town “Queen,” a Hera-like harridan.


There was, however, an occasion when Welty did engage in crusading. This book, besides containing within it The Golden Apples see my separate reviewholds other masterpieces that will repay many re-readings.

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clyti It was nice to read stories with continuity again, something with which modern authors seem unfamiliar or perhaps they have discarded the practice in the dubious name of art. Pike, almost perfect strangers.

Under this prickly light two rows of people sat in silence, their faces stung, their bodies twisted and quietly uncomfortable, expectantly so, in ones and twos, not quite asleep. She does not wait for a eudra moment to begin the crescendo for storytelling.

I’m sure we were a spectacle. Suddenly, you realize what a ride you’ve been on the entire twenty pages. Nobody ever come near her.