A short summary of Eudora Welty’s Why I Live at the P.O.. This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of Why I Live at the P.O. Why I Live at the P.O. and Other Stories has ratings and 48 reviews. Judith said: Repeating myself I love Eudora Welty’s writing, especially her h. Why I Live at the P.O.. Welty, Eudora. Primary Category: Literature / Fiction. Genre: Short Story Primary Source. The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty.

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One of my favorite stories of all time. Book 6 Why I Live at the P. However, Stella’s sudden reappearance restores the dynamic. Want to Read saving….

So finally Uncle Rondo said he would try a little cold biscuits and ketchup, but that was all. Whitaker in the first place and didn’t go up to Illinois to live,” says Mama, shaking a spoon hhe my face. Just then something perfectly horrible occurred to me.

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Jun 28, Judith rated it it was amazing. Commentary There are two dynamics in this hilarious story. Mar 17, Sandra rated it liked it. Writers is a great series on UEN.

Why I Live at the P.O.

Stella-Rondo may be telling the most horrible tales in the world about Mr. I heard every word he said. Papa-Daddy woke up with this horrible yell and right there without moving an inch he tried to turn Uncle Rondo against me. It had to be sent all the way to Jackson to the cleaners and re-pleated. Then he falls over in the hammock and snores. I can see how is is of great historical significance as s I did a bit of reading about Eudora Welty and she had an interesting life. Of course I noticed at once she looks like Mr.


Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. It’s ideal, as I’ve been saying. And he said on the other hand he thought Stella-Rondo had a brilliant mind and deserved credit for getting out of town. Why, I think you look all right.

Why I Live at the P.O.

So I just decided I’d go straight ii to the P. After all, I knew him first. Mar 07, Andrew rated it liked it Shelves: Anyway, I had to stop reading it because it made him laugh so much. If Stella-Rondo couldn’t watch out for her trousseau, somebody had to.

Her style of writing is enviably effortless-seeming and her grasp of human relationships is notable, so the other stories are well worth reading. It looks like we’d all be glad!

Not even the grace to get up off the bed. I’ll never come and relieve you of a single, solitary piece. Jan 15, Hanson rated it really liked it. Anyone who ever tried to live within a family will find perhaps too much truth in welry story. I must say that Uncle Rondo has been marvelous to me at various times in the past and I was completely unprepared to be made to jump out of my skin, the way it turned out.


She reads it with an unbeatable rhythm: It tickled her nearly to death, and she called him “Papa. Butter-bean vines planted all along the front where the strings are.

Why I Live at the P.O. and Other Stories

I want the world to know I’m happy. As a result, Stella convinces Uncle Rondo that Sister suggested that he looks like a fool in her pink kimono.

This photographer with the popeyes she said she trusted. I’ll never darken the door to that post office again if I live to be a hundred,” Mama says. Could Papa-Daddy be the father? She was the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America. Welty, Eudora Primary Category: Went to her grave denying the facts of life,” I remind Mama.

A whole day in this house with nothing to do, and then to hear you come out with a remark like that behind my back!