Granny Weatherall

Granny Weatherall

Critical Analysis of Granny Weatherall

Thesis: The main qualities of Granny Weatherall?s character are her strength, her
endurance, and her vulnerability.

I. Introduction

A. The Jilting of Granny Weatherall is a short story written by Katherine Anne Porter.
B. The story teaches us about old age and the dying process.
C. The main qualities of Granny Weatherall?s character are her strength, her endurance
and her vulnerability.

II. Granny name suggests that she have gone through it all during her eighty years.

A. As a young widow, Granny reflected on how she had to dig postholes.
B. Granny was able to work in the extremely cold weather.
C. Granny had to become the doctor and veterinarian.

III. Granny had to endure much heartache and pain.

A. She was left at the altar by her beau.
B.

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