Every Day Use by Alice walker

Everyday Use short story by the author Alice Walker, a black woman who live in the south narrates the short story about her experience in making a decision in giving one of her two daughters’ quilts. Her oldest daughter, Dee, who is visiting her from college believe that quilts are fashionable and are the most popular among her peers.

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The writer reveals that impact of education on the traditional ways of people and the power that education has to influence people to change their way of living. Traditional ways of people are very vulnerable to change when all the forces of change occur at the right time.

Reference

Bloom, H. (2007). Alice Walker. New York: Bloom’s Literary Criticism.
Hoel, H. (1999). Personal Names and Heritage: Alice Walker’s” Everyday Use”. American Studies in Scandinavia, 31(1), 34-42.
Tuten, N. (1993). Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use”. The Explicator, 51(2), 125-128.

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