Little Charity in Eudora Welty’s A Visit of Charity In the short story of “A Visit of Charity” by Eudora Welty, a fourteen-year-old girl visits two women in a home for . Marian – young, ignorant, symbolic to future generations; The Nurse – opposite of caretaker, robotic, cold, forceful; Old Lady 1 – Birdlike, talkative. WELTY’S A VISIT OF CHARITY. I should like to show that Eudora Welty’s “A Visit of Charity,” really a charity-less story of a child’s visit to an old ladies’ home.

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Well, Happy Birthday, Eudora, and thank you for all the many pages of pleasure you have given the world.

And thank you, JoAnn, for reminding us and giving us the link to an online story. I worked in a nursing home during high school. The main reason was so I could visit my grandmother almost daily. But I ended up loving it and enjoying the elderly that I came into contact with.

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Well, I’ve just read the story – thanks for the link – and agree that the chraity from Eudora Welty is so relevant to this story! It’s sad what can happen to us in old age. Margot – You’re welcome. I’m euodra to have finally ‘found’ Welty. I recently purchased her collected short stories at our Borders closing sale and hope to read another of her novels in the near future, too.


Staci – That’s great that you got to visit your grandmother daily!

Don’t know of many high school kids today that would arrive at your solution. What a great experience! Margaret – I chaity the coincidence of Welty’s birthday, the quote, and that particular story was very serendipitous!

“A Visit of Charity” by Eudora Welty

Glad you got a chance to read the story. My favorite so far has been “Why I Love at the P.

I keep meaning to read more Welty. She wrote and excellent essay on Jane Austen. Thank you for reminding us of this writer. It is included in the book A Truth Universally Acknowledged I love that picture you posted from Girl Scouts!

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I really enjoy Welty’s short stories enjoyed chqrity so much in a course that I bought a collection In one class we listened to her reading Why I Live at the P. Cute story when read but very entertaining hearing her read the story. Not sure where you could find it, but if you can Mel u – You’re welcome: I chsrity to buy collections, too. Welty’s stories were purchased at the Borders closing sale Margaret bought Plath that day.


I read Why I l Live at the P.

Will check around for the recording of Welty reading it Thanks to your provision of the link to the story I was able to read and post on this, of course, great story-I linked back to your post in mine.

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