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Walker's "Everyday Use"

Alice Walker's short story "Everyday Use" depicts the two very different life paths of the daughters of the main character. The mother's older daughter Dee is a very ambitious young woman, and the mother notes at the beginning of the story that Dee always disdained hard, manual work in high school, or any association with her African-American family. Dee goes away to college, while her younger sister Maggie remains at home and embraces the types of domestic chores Dee once disdained. However, when Dee comes back from college, she has taken on a new identity and now identifies herself as Afro-centric. All of the things she used to hate, like the hand-carved butter...
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