The Question and Answer section for A Worn Path is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
She wants to teast the strength and endurance of her elderly body.
Note, Phoenix is an old woman. Her journey consists of traversing the landscape, avoiding animals, walking uphill, crossing the creek on a log, crawling under barbed wire, and an attack by a dog. This would be a difficult journey for a younger...
what significance can you attach to the fact that the journey takes place at christmas?