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"A Worn Path" is told by a third-person omniscient narrator who is aware of the thoughts and emotions of Phoenix Jackson, the main character.
The story is told in the past tense.
"A Worn Path" refers to the path walked by Phoenix Jackson from her home in Natchez Trace to the city of Natchez. It is worn because Phoenix makes the trip repeatedly to get medicine for her grandson.
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