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Theresa McDuffieENG 125 week 2 Discussion 1Instructor Mary LarsonDescribe the core conflict represented in the story.The core conflict in the short story A Worn Path is the main character Phoenix Jackson, the grandmother. Pheonix Jackson is an elderly woman who is caring for her sick grandson. The struggles she endured while traveling to retrieve medication for her grandson she has endured over and over again because she continues to make the trip when she needs to all while pushing through with all her own issues trying to work against her; her age and her own limited physical abilities.Describe the theme of the story.I believe the theme of this story is bravery the bravery it took Phoenix Jackson to get to the town and retrieve the medication her grandson needed. Phoenix Jackson has unconditional love for her grandson and would do anything to help him get better including encounters with what appears to be dangerous situations. Phoenix was not so proud that she could not