Running head: Alice Walker “Everyday use”
Alice Walker “Everyday use”:
Alice Walker “Everyday use”
1. She is a colored woman brought up in a farm whose life experiences have made her tough
that she can be able to carry out even the duties that belonged to a man, for example, she once
knocked a bull calf straight I the brain between the eyes with a sledge hammer. She never had a
decent education as the school she went to was closed down after second grade. She has two
daughters, Dee and Maggie who had two opposite personalities.
2. I do not trust the narrator. This is because she is presenting the events based on her own
feelings and thoughts with regard to her experience in life and her perception about how things
are. For example, she refers to her yard being more comfortable than most people would know.
She says it is not just a ...