Why I Live at the P.O. is probably Eudora Welty’s best-known and most anthologized short story. The story was first published in the Atlantic (1940) and appeared the following year in her first short story collection, A Curtain of Green and… Read More ›
Analysis of Eudora Welty’s Livvie
One of Eudora Welty’s frequently anthologized stories, “Livvie” focuses on the title character, a 24-year-old AfricanAmerican woman whose old and ill husband, Solomon, lies dying in their home. Solomon had married Livvie when she was 16, and, although the narrator… Read More ›
Analysis of Eudora Welty’s The Golden Apples
When Eudora Welty published The Golden Apples in 1949, critics did not know whether to treat it as an experimental novel or as a collection of interconnected short stories. But Welty included the separate pieces from The Golden Apples in… Read More ›
Analysis of Eudora Welty’s Stories
Although some dominant themes and characteristics appear regularly in Eudora Welty’s (April 13, 1909 – July 23, 2001) fiction, her work resists categorization. The majority of her stories are set in her beloved Mississippi Delta country, of which she paints… Read More ›
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