Losing Battles

How does Eudora Welty use imagery in Losing Battles?

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Sewing imagery is found throughout the text. The quilt given to Granny Vaughn, for instance, is made by the aunts and female cousins of the family, much in the same manner as the varied stories of Losing Battles are patched together by the family members who tell them. In this way, the novel itself represents a quilt, sewn together by a number of disparate narratives that, when viewed separately do not amount to much, but ultimately form a cohesive and beautiful whole.

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