Maggie values the family quilts for their sentiment and usefulness.
She learned how to quilt from her grandmother and aunt who made the quilts.
, Alice Walker talks about the conflict that exists between Mama and Dee. All the literary critic and commentator will agree that there is conflict between the mother and her eldest daughter.
All of them will also agree that Mama chose to stand beside Maggie and supported her while she turned her back on Dee.
Nancy Tuten echoes the sentiment of most readers and most commentators who said that Dee was a bad example of how a girl should behave.
This is evident in the introduction to an article that she had written on this subject and she wrote “Commentaries on Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use” typically center on Mama’s awakening to one daughter’s superficiality and to the other’s deep-seated understanding of heritage (Tuten, 1993, p.125).
Human rights activist Alice Walker is one of the most highly noted authors of the twentieth century.
Her stories and poems are inspiring to many people.
the construct of cultural identity is addressed through the characters Dee, Maggie, and Mama.
It addresses the struggle of seeking an identity as a black person in America in view of the stigma from slavery and... Du Bois that black Americans are trapped in a double consciousness between...