These gestures and whispers made granny feel as

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lived in a thick glass cage.” These gestures and whispers made Granny feel as though Cornelia had jilted her too. In her most final moments, as she felt herself slipping into death, she could not find a sign of God to welcome her. Not only the two most important people jilted her in life, but also the most important man-figure of all, God, jilted her in death. “Granny lay…staring at the point of light that was herself; her body was
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now only a deeper mass of shadow in an endless darkness and this darkness would curl around the light and swallow it up. God, give a sign!” She had once again been left at the altar, but this time, the altar of death. “For the second time there was no sign. Again no bridegroom and the priest in the house. She could not remember any other sorrow because this grief wiped them all away…there’s nothing more cruel than this-I’ll never forgive it.” In life and in death, Granny Weatherall has been jilted which led her to be strong, bitter, and fearful. With these three characteristics in her life, she must have a great compensation in the afterlife. Her hope and marks of her life may lead her to heaven and an eternal life. However, Granny was once again left alone.
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