A summary of Point of View and the Unreliable Narrator in Eudora Welty’s Why I Live at the P.O.. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section. Why I Live at the P.O.. Welty, Eudora. Primary Category: Literature / Fiction. Genre: Short Story Primary Source. The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty. Why I Live at the P.O. and Other Stories has ratings and 48 reviews. Judith said: Repeating myself I love Eudora Welty’s writing, especially her h.

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Another time he sent me to Mammoth Cave, with all expenses paid. The speculation that the Kress tweezers and the Fourth of July were chosen as symbols is exactly the sort of analysis Welty liked to make fun of. She says she didn’t have a psychological tge in mind when she wrote this story.

Eudora Welty: Why I Live at the P.O.

Mama says he is, he says he isn’t. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. You see, I’ve got everything cater-cornered, the way I like it.

Dec 21, Coenraad rated it fudora liked it. Neither do I see the humor others ee. Though the reality may very well be that the world is not against the narrator.

Jun 28, Judith rated it it was amazing. Nov 20, Kelly Paprocki rated it it was amazing. Mar 07, Andrew rated it liked it Shelves: Just then something perfectly horrible occurred to me. Well, Mama and I just stood there and stared at each other.


Why I Live at the P.O.

Next I snatched the pillow I’d done the needlepoint on right off the davenport from behind Papa-Daddy. So I pulled my napkin straight back through the napkin ring and left the table. Four tales of outback Mississippi, from I says, “Well, Stella-Rondo had better thank her lucky stars it was her instead of me came trotting in with that very peculiar-looking child.

I must say that Uncle Rondo has been marvelous to me at various times in the past and I was completely unprepared to be made to jump out of my skin, the way it turned out.

However, her stories are often much more serious than theirs, but as perceptive in the portrayal of people in a particular physical and social landscape. I am listening to an audio book and Eudora Welty is edora reader!!! Finally, I never seem to like short stories.

I made thd bones about letting the family catch on to what I was up to. Then Uncle Rondo enters the house and borrows Stella’s negligee, which makes her comment upon his look to Sister.

Why I Live at the P.O. and Other Stories

She ran right upstairs and hugged the baby. Stella-Rondo hadn’t done a thing but turn her against me from upstairs while I stood there helpless over the hot stove. One of my favorite stories! All the war news.

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Whitaker, a traveling photographer, now nowhere to be seen. After a life of being put-down, Sister seems finally to tje come into her own with Stella’s elopement. Your email address will not be published.

Why I Live at the P.O. by Eudora Welty

But I says, “Too late. Currently you have JavaScript disabled.

It is also a fine example of why many claim that the best American fiction writing comes out of the South. Dec 17, Brooke rated it really liked it. So I just picked up the kitchen clock and marched off, without saying “Kiss my foot” or anything, and never did tell Stella-Rondo good-bye. You make some excellent and valid points. This article needs additional citations for verification. I says, “Oh, Papa-Daddy,” I says, “I didn’t say any such of a thing, I never dreamed it was a bird’s nest, I have always been grateful though this is the next to smallest P.

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Eudora Welty died of pneumonia in Jackson, Mississippi, at the age of 92, and is buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Jackson. Jul 28, Cherie Beauton rated it really liked it.