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The Jilting of Granny Weatherall

Summary: Discusses the use of symbolism in the short story of "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" by Katherine Anne Porter. Summarizes the story.

In this short story of "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" by Katherine Anne Porter, there is a powerful symbolic meaning through out the entire narrative. Although the symbols are not obvious in some paragraphs, they are in hidden text in others, which has to be, examined thoroughly by the reader. Granny is an eighty-year-old woman on her deathbed. She is in a state of confusion drifting in and out of consciences; she is reminiscing and blurring the past with the present. Although she comes to her senses every now and then, she is still perplexing some important details of her life. Through this story, all the symbols help define Granny's character, provide greater understanding of her life, and reinforces the important parts of the story.

There is a great focal point through out the entire story, which is her last name, Weatherall. Granny prevailed in...

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