Rose2 Essay

This essay has a total of 131 words and 1 pages.


The theme of self-pity is obvious and throughly explored early on. As a young lady, Granny
Weatherall left at the alter on her wedding day . As a result, the pathetic woman feels
sorry for herself for the rest of her life. She becomes a bitter old woman who is
suspicious of everyone around her. This point is shown early in the story when the doctor
is speaking to Cornelia in the hallway outside of Granny’s room. Granny exclaims “First
off, go away and don’t whisper!” (p.1487) Granny was apparently under the impression that
the two of them were speaking ill of her behind her back. Thoughts like these resulted
from the trauma she suffered when the man she loved failed to show up on their wedding day


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