"The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" by Katherine Anne Porter
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Biography and Background

Katherine Anne Porter
Biography from Wikipedia.

"The Jilting of Granny Weatherall"

"The Jilting of Granny Weatherall"
Discussion questions.

"The Jilting of Granny Weatherall"
This downloadable slide show analyzes the story.

"The Jilting of Granny Weatherall": A Study Guide
Analysis of plot and character, discussion of themes and figures of speech. Scroll down for writing prompts.

"The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" vocabulary
Words are presented in context and with definitions. Click on a word for pronunciation, synonyms, more.

Katherine Anne Porter, "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall"
Discussion questions divided into 4 groups for scaffolding. A writing prompt invites comparing/contrasting Ellen Weatherall with Phoenix Jackson. Adobe Reader required for access.

Katherine Anne Porter's Artistry and Vision in "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall," "Flowering Judas," and Pale Horse, Pale Rider
Summary and analysis, teaching strategies.

Other Stories

"The Charmed Life " by Katherine Anne Porter
Background material and text of one of the story. Follow links to PDF or Google Docs format. (Nonfiction/informational text.)

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