The Welcome Table

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Running Head: Life 1 THE WELCOME TABLE VIVIAN SIMMONS ENG 125 INSTRUCTOR L. CARMICHAEL FEBURARY 16, 2013

Life: 2 If not for God where would we be in life in his house everyone is welcome no matter the color. I chose to do my theme around The Welcome Table by Alice Walker. Theme is not the plot of the story but it is associated with the idea that lies behind the story. (Clugston 2010). The theme in The Welcome Table is about an old lady who only wanted to worship, before she makes that journey home to be with her lord But she experiences prejudice along the way she went into a church that was for whites only and was met with discrimination for having the nerve to enter into their church. . The theme also shows the disrespect and arrogance that they have for this old black lady. The white people in this church showed no compassion to the old black lady because she was black and had trespassed on what they consider was for whites only.

Life: 3 The two literary elements in The Welcome Table are. A) Third person omniscient this is when the person telling the story is not in it and they are giving their point of view on what is going on in the story. They know and can relate to the charters in the story. B) Tone is the attitude in which the writer is telling the story. You can identify this while she is telling you...
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