Miss Porter wrote, in August, , that Eudora Welty could “very well Clytie went to the kitchen and lighted the 1 62 A Curtain of Green kindling in the wood. A Celebration of Eudora Welty’s Centennial ~ Eudora Welty, “Clytie ” makes me want to break my self-imposed rule of not reading. Jones 1 Michelle S. Jones Dr. Kurant Honors Southern Literature 26 Sep. Unique Insights Eudora Welty’s “Clytie” represents yet another.

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Watery parallels to Greek mythology, as life gets too much for a woman in Mississippi. He stamped his 28 A Curtain of Green mud-red boots, and his enormous hands seemed weighted with the rain that fell from him and dripped down the barrel of the gun. View all comments. Fletcher as hard as he could, Mrs. Fletcher sank heavily into Leota’s chair after first removing a drug-store rental eudofa, called Lije Is Like That, welgy the scat.

The Collected Stories by Eudora Welty

I remember eduora reader writing to an editor, complaining that he did not like collec- tions of short stories because, just as he had got himself worked into one mood or frame of mind, he was called upon to change to another. She must have been lonesome and slow all her life, the way things would take her by cyltie. Petrie, that we stayed with him in the apartment next to ours in Toulouse Street in N.


Ruth, in a long dark dress, leaned against an open door, laughing. So she saved money.

It had to be sent all the way to Jackson to the cleaners and re-plcated. Well, Mama and Clutie just stood there and stared at each other. My favorite collection in this book might be The Bride of Innisfallen.

So I pulled my napkin straight back through the napkin ring and left the table. And here I myself have turned out to be not at all the martyred promising writer, but have had all the good luck and all the good things Ford chided the world for withholding from me and my kind.

There was a little clytif coming up; the lights weltyy for twenty miles in the flat land. They let it go back home free, to where they got it in the first place. From a large perspective of what they see to a smaller detailed view.

The Collected Stories

And all of a sudden Jason was on his feet again. Yes, she must re- gard it as unhappiness lying between them, as more than emptiness. A really excellent story and a great piece of Southern writing.

Everyone, except Albert and Elbe Morgan, looked up for a moment.

From inside came the sounds of at least two people playing a duet on the piano. Of course, for here marched in a perfect parade of Florida packers, all the way from Florida, tanned, stockingless, some of them tat- tooed. Elsewhere, racist attitudes are presented so casually that they shock more than denouncement would.


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The rest of the time she thought only of cold, of cold going on before and after. Intense in the way they flicker between the everyday and the fabular, they underline Welty’s ability to, in her own words, “click the shutter at the crucial moment”. He pulled shyly at Max where he lay on the ground, with his lips pursed up like a whistler, and then stepped back.

She was holding her skirt primly out to draw the warmth in. On the floor the key had made a fierce metallic sound like a challenge, a sound of seriousness.

She wore a traveling dress made out of part of Mrs.

Pike, your attractive new friend with the sharp eyes who spreads it around 50 A Curtain of Green town that perfect strangers are pregnant? It was just took up. But what if we despised our successes, what if we began from the beginning to learn the work of love which has always been done for us?

Little Lee Roy looked eudoga one man to the other radiantly, his hands pressed over his grin- ning gums.