Petrified Man by Eudora Welty
One of Eudora Welty’s criticisms is that she occasionally possibly misrepresents the culture and influence of the south. Do you think that is the case in The Petrified Man?
When I think of the south, I think of southern hospitality. I picture people always talking to each other, whether it’s just small talk or gossip, which is the case in The Petrified Man. The dialogue itself appears to
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As for Leota, her jealousy seems to be the only reason for her hatred of Mrs. Pike. Jealous of the fact that it was her magazine that Mrs. Pike had seen the reward poster in, jealous that she had seen the very same man Mrs. Pike did, and jealous that Mrs. Pike was getting the $500. She was so jealous, she ended the friendship. Now everything is back to the way it was before.