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...he pieces, like those lavender ones, come from old clothes, her mother handed them down to her “ Mama explains to her daughter (Walker 98). Mama’s concern for her traditions and heritage show that she honors them in a very special way despite of Dee’s direct view of her mother appreciation for culture.
In conclusion, Alice walker “Everyday Use” is a short story that reveals the literary element of characterization. By using actions, descriptions, and characteristics she reveals to the reader how a character can be made known these traits. It is important to analyze each and every detail to know how to tell the difference between direct indirect characters. This literary element makes the reader dissect every character in order to understand their position throughout the story. This story shows the reader the different views on how people embrace culture and heritage.
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