The Jilting of Granny Weatherall

by

Katherine Anne Porter

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The Jilting of Granny Weatherall Symbols

The Wedding Cake

As Granny thinks back to the day that she was jilted at the altar by her former fiancé, George, sixty years ago, one of the first images to spring into her mind is that…

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The Point of Light

As Granny dies, she seems to become a small “point of light” that leaves her earthly body. “The blue light from Cornelia’s lampshade drew into a tiny point in the center of her brain…

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