Genre: Eudora Welty

NATHALIE N

Turning Hardships into Literary Pieces “Like a rocket set off, it began to leap and expand into uneven patterns of beats which showered into his brain… but in scattering and falling it made no noise. It shot up with great power, almost elation, and fell gently, like acrobats into nets… But he could not hear Read more…

BRIAN W

  Brian’s response to Charles East’s account of his relationship with Welty can be read here. Notes on “Discovering Eudora Welty” by Charles East “Discovering Eudora Welty” is a memoir written by Charles East on how his life was influenced by the writings of Eudora Welty and Welty herself. In the beginning, East talks about Read more…

NATHALIE N

Nathalie Ng is in process of writing her final assessment paper on Eudora Welty, during which time she reads and writes commentary on previous students’ Welty essays. This aids the process of finding a controlling idea or thesis that sparks the writer to produce a highly original essay of her own.     Commentary for Read more…

SOPHIA S

  Sophia’s commentary on “Morality and Perspective in Eudora Welty’s Flowers for Marjorie and A Memory”, by Robert Cheng The essay begins with the author quoting the great thinker Socrates and telling the reader of Socrates’ objections to the Athenians’ direct democracy. He then relates this to the central idea of his essay, which discusses Read more…

LARRY H

“Simple, genuine goodness is the best capital to found the business of this life upon. It lasts when fame and money fail, and is the only riches we can take out of this world with us.” Louisa May Alcott, Little Men To Louisa May Alcott, general goodness is the most important possession. Kind people express Read more…