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"Everyday Use" by Alice Walker
Transcript of "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker
by: Alice Walker Extras Presentation by: Tatyana L. Brodie Setting: The family's yard during the late 60s and early 70s
Mama: heavy set women, manly hands, uneducated, aware of her daughter's weaknesses, and understands their family's heritage
Dee: oldest daughter, sophisticated, fulled figured, and light skinned
Maggie: youngest daughter, shy, dark skinned, envy Dee, lacks self confidence, kind, goodhearted, and scarred from childhood Exposition Symbols: quilt Question? What is the significance of the title "Everyday Use"? Rise Action & Climax Rising Action is when Dee, with her husband, returns home to visit Mama and Maggie.
The story reaches its climax when Dee finds the old, beautiful quilt of their heritage and wants to take it home with her to hang it up, but Maggie also want the quilt. Falling Action & Denouement Falling Action is when Mama give the quilt to Maggie, who deserves it and will put it to everyday use, but Maggie is so kindhearted she offers to give it Dee.
In the denouement, Maggie ends up keeping the quilt, while Dee and her husband go back home.