Phoenix Jackson, Walking The Worn Path
The short story ?A Worn Path? displays a classic example of the Christ like figure, willing to give it all up for another. This work of interpretive literature makes the reader fill in the blanks of whether or not grandma Phoenix?s grandson will recover, whether grandma Phoenix will return home safely, and a host of other issues. ?A Worn Path? is a piece of interpretive literature that offers great details about the character and the world that surrounds them.
The interpretive nature of ?A Worn Path? adds to the mystery and story telling of the tale. While the main character, Phoenix Jackson, is a very likeable character she has many faults, her lack of education, old age, and unattractiveness. Grandma Jackson?s noble pursuit of medicine for her grandson makes the reader examine what he or she is doing with their lives. You can tell how much she cares for her grandson as she remembers why she made the trip in this quote ?My little grandson, he sit up there in the house all wrapped up, waiting by himself,? Phoenix went on. ?We is the only two left in the world. He suffer and it
phoenix, grandson, story, jackson, grandma, reader, path, worn, trip, old, medicine, make, long, herself, age, world, own, little, interpretive, hunter, going, dog, character, bush, way, town, though, pg, over, much, might, man, making, makes, gun