Conflict in Eudora Welty's "A Worn Path"
In Eudora Welty’s "A Worn Path" the conflict was not apparent at the very beginning. What was a poor, elderly sick woman doing gallivanting in the forest during the dead of winter? The reason became clear towards the conclusion of the story as the action revealed that the conflict was obtaining the necessary medicine for her grandson. When this conflict became obvious, another question came to mind.
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have paid for a cab ride to the city or she could have paid for delivery of the medicine. She would not have had to beg for meaningless nickels. Without money society doesn’t care for you and has therefore no respect for you no matter how old you might be.
Welty, Eudora. "A Worn Path." Writing About Literature. Brief Eighth
Edition. Edgar V Roberts Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall,