In Spite of It All: Reading of Alice Walker's "Everyday Use."
- Heritage and deracination in Walker's `Everyday Use.' Cowart, David // Studies in Short Fiction;Spring96, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p171
Discusses the story included in Alice Walker's 1973 collection of `In Love and Trouble' entitled `Everyday Use.' Name of the main character in the story; Walker's views on African American's heritage and deracination; Description of the name Wangero; Henry Louis Gates' views on African American...
- Fight vs. Flight: A Re-evaluation of Dee in Alice Walker's ï¿½Everyday Useï¿½. Farrell, Susan // Studies in Short Fiction;Spring1998, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p179
Presents criticisms on the short story 'Everyday Use,' by Alice Walker. Theme of the story; Strategy for contemporary African Americans to cope with oppressive society; Mood of the story.
- Antagonized by the Text, Or, It Takes Two to Read Alice Walker's "Everyday Use". MULLINS, MATTHEW // Comparatist;May2013, Vol. 37, p37
The article presents the author's views on the antagonistic relationship between literary text and demystifying critic, highlighting the short story "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker. He states that the relationship takes the form instead of a one-sided question that does not encourage discussion....
- Destroying to Save: Idealism and Pragmatism in Alice Walker's "Everyday Use." Sarnowski, Joe // Papers on Language & Literature;Summer2012, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p269
The article offers criticism on the short story "Everyday Use" by African-American author Alice Walker. The author focuses on themes of idealism and pragmatism in the story and discusses the character of Hakim as a Black Muslim, the character of Dee/Wangero as the antagonist, and the characters...
- Everyday Use: Analysis. Donovan, Barrett K. // Kentucky English Bulletin;Fall2008, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p83
The article analyzes the short story "Everyday Use," by Alice Walker.
- Everyday Use: Possession. Hart, Megan // Kentucky English Bulletin;Fall2008, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p81
The article presents the author's views on personal possession. She defines possession as something one can call his or her own and as something that carries special memories. She considers her big buster bear and hockey stick as her possessions. An analysis of Alice Walker's short story...
- Alice Walker: Everyday Use. Dick, Jeff // Booklist;6/1/2004-6/15/2004, Vol. 100 Issue 19/20, p1761
Reviews the DVD 'Alice Walker: Everyday Use,' based on the short story by the same name by author, Alice Walker.
- Alice Walker's redemptive art. Smith, Felipe // African American Review;Fall92, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p437
Discusses the saving power of art depicted in the works of Alice Walker. `Saving' of lives as center of Walker's art; Art as a means of keeping the connection between ancestors and descendants alive; Belief in the redemptive power of writing; Walker's interest in communal continuity; Critique...
- Alice's wonderland. White, Evelyn C. // Essence (Essence);Feb96, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p84
Focuses on author, Alice Walker and her views on love, pain and her home. Comments from Walker; Views of Walker's sister, Ruth Walker Hood; Her books; Achievements.