A short summary of Eudora Welty’s Why I Live at the P.O.. This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of Why I Live at the P.O. Why I Live at the P.O. and Other Stories has ratings and 48 reviews. Judith said: Repeating myself I love Eudora Welty’s writing, especially her h. Why I Live at the P.O.. Welty, Eudora. Primary Category: Literature / Fiction. Genre: Short Story Primary Source. The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty.

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Lo que importa en wdlty caso es la capacidad de Eudora Welty de convertir cualquier hecho banal en una historia con significado. Feels like you’re watching from a front porch swing with a nice, sweaty glass of ice tea.

I am listening to an audio book and Eudora Welty is the reader!!! Unde Rondo spills out all the ketchup and jumps out of his chair and tears off the kimono and throws it down on the dirty floor and puts his foot on it.

Want to Read saving…. Eudora Welty fokus in haar verhale op die Amerikaanse Suide en beeld die karakters, gemeenskap en kultuur ontroerend en meevoerend uit, onder meer deur d Eudora Welty’s focus eudorw the American South and its society, characters, culture and language reminds me of – amongst others – Damon Runyon Prohibition East Coast and Saki Edwardian England.

Summary This story is told by Sister, whose grandfather, Papa-Daddy, has gotten her a job as postmistress of the smallest post office in Mississippi. I’ll never darken the door to that post office again if I live to be a hundred,” Mama says. He was trying to cut up his meat.


Why I Live at the P.O. and Other Stories

Trying to be considerate! So I tried to get my daughter to call my father Papa-daddy, but she couldn’t pronounce that, and to this day he is called Papa-bunny instead.

If I have anything at all I have pride. May 14, Kristin rated it really liked it. I says, “Why, Mama, Stella-Rondo had her just as sure as anything in this world, and just too stuck up to admit it. Stella-Rondo says, “Can she what? You hear things like that all the time if you know how to listen to the radio. There was a girl going along on a little wagon right in front.

Whitaker, but I haven’t heard them. Uncle Rondo came out on the porch and threw her a nickel.

Why I Live at the P.O. and Other Stories by Eudora Welty

Everyone except Sister accepts as gospel truth that the child is “adopted. He thinks I deliberately said he ought to cut off his beard after he got me the P. Of course Mama had turned both the Negroes loose; she always said no earthly power could hold one anyway on the Fourth of July, so she wouldn’t even try. What will Stella-Rondo do now, if she wants to tell Mr.

Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and lived a sig Eudora Alice Welty was an award-winning American author who wrote short stories and novels about the American South. The first is that of the family system in which Sister is the designated scapegoat and Stella-Rondo the favorite.

Views Read Edit View history. Short stories by Eudora Welty short stories. While she was married she got this peculiar idea that it’s cooler with the windows shut and locked. What libe really done, he’d drunk another bottle of that prescription. O is absolutely hilarious. One of my all-time favorite short stories, this is best if you can get a hold of the recording of Eudora reading it herself.


Well, I’m just terribly susceptible to noise of any kind, the doctor has always told me I was the livf sensitive person he had ever seen in his whole life, and I was simply prostrated.

Which job I got you through my influence with the government. So I merely slammed the door behind me and went down and made some green-tomato pickle.

All we know is that Stella-Rondo is likely to get away with it; and Sister will probably end up back at home. Anyone who ever tried to live within a family will find perhaps too much truth in this story.

Whitaker first, when he first appeared here in Eudorz Grove, taking “Pose Yourself” photos, and Stella-Rondo broke us up. Papa-Daddy woke up with this horrible yell and right there without moving an inch he tried to turn Uncle Rondo against me. Four tales of outback Mississippi, from She says she didn’t have a psychological plan in mind when she wrote this story.

She had a conniption fit right there in the kitchen.