The Question and Answer section for Everyday Use is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
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That is the way my Maggie walks. She has been like this, chin on chest, eyes on ground, feet in shuffle, ever since the fire that burned the other house to the ground.
This is a pretty detailed question. I'm going to give you a link which will tell you exactly what you need to know. Read each character and you will find what you are looking for.
I have not read this article but I'm pretty sure I know what the question is after. Dee wants the various objects, like the butter churn, and the quilts as something stylish to outfit her flat with. These, things, however hold powerful practical...