Study Guide

A Worn Path Characters

By Eudora Welty

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Phoenix Jackson

Phoenix is our main character and heroine, though she doesn't fit the usual description. She's a...

The Grandson

At this point, you might be flipping back through the story looking for the place where Phoenix's...

The Hunter

The hunter is the only person Phoenix speaks to on the country part of the path. Well, she does...

The Attendant

The attendant is the first character to speak to Phoenix when she enters the doctor's office. But...

The Nurse

The nurse recognizes Phoenix immediately, and she is familiar with her grandson's case. The few...

The Shopper

The shopper is a very minor character—all she does is stop for a couple seconds to tie...

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