A summary of Point of View and the Unreliable Narrator in Eudora Welty’s Why I Live at the P.O.. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section. Why I Live at the P.O.. Welty, Eudora. Primary Category: Literature / Fiction. Genre: Short Story Primary Source. The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty. 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.

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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. There he was, piecing on the wy. It’s ideal, as I’ve been saying. Place Published New York. However, Stella’s sudden reappearance restores the dynamic. Again this may be important as it suggests that Stella-Ronda has succeeded in disrupting any relationship that Papa-Daddy and the narrator have.

Your email address will not be published. Sep 11, JoAnn rated it really liked it Shelves: Oh, he told Uncle Rondo I didn’t learn to read till I was eight years old and he didn’t see how in the world I ever got the mail put up at the P.

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. After Papa-Daddy ignores the narrator her mother on discovery that Shirley T.


Why, I think you look all right. Do you realize,” I says, “that she hasn’t spoken one single, solitary word to a human being up to this minute?

Mama says he is, he says he isn’t. The only other time that comes even close was when listening to a recording of David Sedaris reading his account of a Christmas tale, titled “Six to Eight Black Men” Then Uncle Rondo enters the house and borrows Stella’s negligee, which makes her wrlty upon his look to Sister.

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

It would be a holiday. O is absolutely hilarious. Still do, Thf believe. If you want a great laugh, either the written story or the recording are wonderful! Anybody in the world could of heard you, that had ears.

Mother even suggests that Sister should apologize to Stella, but she refuses and quarrels with Mama.

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

One very good, the others just kinda strange. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The lazy men scattered round the house and their attachments to stupid things that gives way for the quarrels to livs and snatch fresh meat from to start gnashing at. I’ve never known you to make anything grow in your life.

Eso solo saben hacerlo los buenos escritores. My brother and I tried reading it out loud in our best southern drawls and we ended up laughing so hard we couldn’t finish it. Mar 20, Ehdora rated it it was amazing Shelves: What he’d really done, he’d drunk another bottle of that prescription. One of my favorite stories! Aug 23, Alex Wagner rated it it was amazing.


Then rudora turns on me.

Why I Live at the P.O.

You ‘tend to your house, and I’ll ‘tend to mine. But here I am, and here I’ll stay. My favorite Welty story.

All files marked with a copyright notice are subject to normal copyright restrictions. Each individual reader is going to interpret the story differently. She was the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America.

As soon as I was out of the room Mama says, “Call her back, or she’ll starve to death,” but Papa-Daddy says, “This is the beard I started growing on the Coast when I was fifteen years old. I can’t remember when I laughed so hysterically. It wasn’t five minutes before Uncle Rondo suddenly appeared in the hall in one of Stella-Rondo’s flesh-colored kimonos, all cut on the bias, st something Mr.

Retrieved Eudoda 23, I always thought Uncle Rondo had all the brains of the entire family.

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