Essay about Delta Wedding
February 27, 2011
Eduora Welty Delta Wedding
In the Short Story by Eduora Welty Delta Wedding the family seems to build this boundary that seperates them from the outside world. In my paper I will discuss some of the things I believe to be members stepping over the boundary that the family has seemed to build over the years.
There is a character named George. George is spoken in a positive manner by the Fairchild family. It is because George, in my opinion, is the only family member to be “sane” for lack of a better word and appears to be the “hero” to the family. Everyone takes a liking to George but, George has separated himself from the family by moving away and he learns to …show more content…
The novel Delta Wedding shows a family with conflict and struggle within the family itself, the individuals and the outsiders trying to break down that family boundaries. George, however, has been the only member to over step that boundary that the family has built. He crossed is on both a physical and emotional sense. He separated himself from the ties that tried to bind him to the family norm. While Dabney on the other hand worried so much on what the family may think of her. She even took time to think about it before her wedding. Dabney isn’t as strong minded it seems as George so it causes mental conflict for her and the family. The boundary seemed to somewhat balance the world to the family and any outside distractions could cause harm to that…