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No matter the origin of the name the quilts are

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given to Dee so she already was connected to her roots from the eyes of her mother. No matter the origin of the name. The quilts are obviously the key symbol of the story. The quilts are handmade from several different fabrics that were worn or crafted by the family stitched together. The meaning to Dee is for her to have something to hang up on the wall and never used but solely to remember her ancestry. The meaning for Mama and Maggie is the soul connection to their ancestry and time spent using blood, sweat and tears to piece together the material obtained out of poverty from generation after generation. It is the remembrance of the struggle for survival for each piece that is connected. The yard for Mama and Maggie is a place of freedom. It allows them to be at peace and to release any tension that are brought on while being in the house feels like one is confined or imprisonment. The inside has no calm breeze and any unrest is trapped between the walls. 2. Show at least three moments along the way when Phoenix might have abandoned her mission in "A Worn Path." In your response, explain the relationship between the symbolism of 'a phoenix' and how that relates to the protagonist's determination and resilience?
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Phara Week 1 Essay English II 113 Three moments along the path that Phoenix Jackson might have abandoned her path was first the distance itself. Phoenix was an old fragile woman who needed a homemade cane in order to get around. An elderly woman using a cane to walk is already is a challenge but to know and go a great
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