This is particularly important if the work is open to contradictory interpretations. In the teaching of “The Jilting of Granny. Weatherall” by Katherine Anne Porter. “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall,” a short story by Katherine Anne Porter, was first published in in a very hip literary magazine called transition (That’s right. Complete summary of Katherine Anne Porter’s The Jilting of Granny Weatherall. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Jilting of Granny.

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Books by Katherine Anne Porter. A dying lady is being taken care of by her children. Braggioni is a braggart, maybe his name really comes close to even mean that in his native jitling.

The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter

In fact Laura is funny when she says about some of these disgruntled Mexicans that although they talk like they have a whole army at their heels, they could easily attend a social event, a dance or a concert without anybody caring.

She takes money from a Polish man and gives it to his bitter, mortal enemy I thought it was a bit slow, but well-written. At the time the story was written many women who became pregnant out of wedlock ended up getting married, though did not necessarily marry the father of their unborn child.


Laura rated it really liked it Jan 23, A great premise to use for showing off the technique of stream of consciousness.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sep 30, Rachael Drenckpohl rated it really liked it. This article’s plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed.

Was hard to follow at some points. Retrieved from ” https: At some point, it seems that the main objective was forgotten; the craft of writing and capturing reader’s attention through simple yet captivating ideas, the essence of conveying emotions and wisdom and lessons and views, rather than convoluted styles that oc hard to unearth.

Granny feels she does not need the priest.

The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Michael Cawley rated poretr liked it Sep 13, J rated it liked it Jan 23, Init was dramatized for television in a film directed by Randa Hainesstarring Geraldine Fitzgerald as Granny Weatherall.

While this trend is praiseworthy, there is something poisonous in the process of this endeavor. She always likes to keep the house clean and thinks that she she can do everything on her own and that the doctor is jiltng. The protagonist Granny Wetherall is a well-developed round character.

Be the first to ask a question about The Jilting of Granny Weatherall. Views Read Edit View history. Taken from her Flowering Judas and Other Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator however there does appear to be sections of branny story which are written using the narrative technique known as stream of consciousness.


I only read The Jilting of Granny Weatherall. Though this may be true that Granny has persevered the reader is still left with a sense that Granny has repressed her feelings about how she felt after George abandoned her. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations.

Cornelia will always remind her of George. I think this is a good short-story, but it should be read when one is fully awake to appreciate and understand it better. She was jiltjng a young, hopeful bride-to-be.

Lists with This Book. I actually didn’t enjoy it that much. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your potter. Alina Vasylchyk rated it liked it Sep 24, Chloe rated it it was amazing Oct 11, She wants to make sure he understands that he did not ruin her life; she was able to pick up the pieces.