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Everyday Use

Short Story Presentation by Chelsea, Jamie, Layken, Hali
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Chelsea Gephart

on 5 December 2013

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Transcript of Everyday Use

by Alice Walker
Everyday Use
Point of View
1st person
Characterization
direct
Setting
Rural Georgia
Mood
Themes
Symbolism
Organization
Irony
Characters
Plot Diagram
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
Resolution
Mama(Narrator)
Maggie
Dee/Wangero
Asalamalakim
protagonist, major, round, dynamic
-the daughter of Momma,She walks with a limp, keeps her head down all the time, and
used to not getting anything she wants
protagonist, major, round,
mother of Maggie and Dee, she is a large big boned woman who would rather do a man's work
antagonist, major, round, static
-has style, always gets what she wants
Quilts-
make a bond of different generations of women coming together.
The Yard-
shows private space and freedom. The yard is very important to Mama.
Maggie's scars
- represented their house burning down.
chronological order
flashback- fire
minor, flat, static
-he is short and stocky; hairy man
-Rural Georgia
-A flashback of when their old house burnt down
-Mama and Maggie were sitting on the front porch before Dee arrives
-Maggie is getting ready for Dee to come
-Dee shows up and announces her new name.
-Dee introduces the guy that is with her.
Makes you Empathize on Maggie and Mama.
Mama's mood changes throughout the story.
Serious
The meaning of heritage
The power of education
At Mama and Maggie's house
Dee always gets what she wants and at the end
of the story Mama stands up to her for Maggie.
Prezi by: Chelsea, Hali, Jamie, Layken
THANKS FOR WATCHING!
-They eat a meal together.
-Dee asks for the butter turner and
other items.
-Dee asks for two quilts that were for
Maggie but Maggie said Dee could
have them.
-Mama stands up for Maggie and tells
Dee she can not have the quilts.
-Dee gets mad and leaves with Asalamalakim.
Maggie and Mama finish eating
supper.
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