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Student's Name Instructors Name Course Date Everyday use by Alice Walker The story, 'Everyday Use' written by Alice Walker. The story is told in the first person by a woman called 'Mama'. Mama is an African -American lady; she lives in the deep south with her daughter. The story tries to explain the difference between Maggie, the youngest daughter in the family and her sister Dee. Dee is educated and beautiful, according to Mama. The woman, 'Mama,' has a different attitude towards her daughters. According to Mama Dee, her first daughter, Mama, is beautiful instead of Maggie, who has some burn scars on her body. 'Mama', the narrator of the story, is biased, she has a personality and reliability, and as a result, she affects the story. The narrator's bias is portrayed when 'Mama' sees Maggie as a helpless awkward girl as opposed to her sister Dee who is beautiful. The narrator compares Maggie to a lame animal (page 2) and tries to create a picture by giving an example of a dog that has been run over by a car and says that that is the way Maggie walks. On the other hand, she says that Dee is lighter with beautiful hair and figure. The narrator, though she saved her daughter Maggie from the burning house she does not like her but rather likes Dee, just stood by the house's side as she watched the house burn into ashes simply because she did not like it. The narrator's bias is also seen when she

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