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Eudora Welty

Eudora Welty is born and raised in a house on North Congress Street in Jackon, Mississippi as the oldest of three children. As a result of her father's knowledge of meteorology, Eudora develops a strong meteorological sensibility, and the atmosphere takes an influential role in her writing. From youth, Eudora Welty receives educational gifts which represent their father's beliefs in progress and the future and are given as a means of preparing his children. From the earliest age, Eudora learns that any room in their house is meant to be read in or read to, and her mother reads to her while taking care of the household. When Eudora learns that people write books, she is startled and disappointed since she previously believed that books were natural wonders that simply appear. Eudora Welty is always in love with books, even during her illiterate youth. Eudora owes her...

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