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Johnny’s viewpoint to make it easier for us, the readers, to comprehend the plot or purpose of the story. Alice Walker wants us to understand more about Mrs.

Johnny’s background, an effort black single mother of two from at that time (asses). She had a hard time all her life for her two daughters, Dee and Maggie; both extremely different from each other. Mrs.

Johnson is extremely honest when describing her two children and even herself. She calls herself a “big, big-boned lady with rough man-working hands”. Often comparing herself to a man doing manly things since of how difficult she works on her property, she kills and cleans hogs, using flannel pajamas and overalls … All these show a strong, capable and independent mother, despite the fact that she lacks of particular education. If the story was to be distinguished a neutral 3rd person point of view there wouldn’t be much of an impact to the style of the story, heritage.

You have Mrs. Johnson who feels strong about her heritage and Dee who attempts to disguise It with the new personality she’s produced. Originating from a neutral point of view you wouldn’t get a feel on how highly Mrs. Johnson feels about her heritage because It’s not originating from her directly. Information would likewise be neglected, like how Mrs. Johnson explains herself and a real explanation on the connection she has with her children. If the story would have been told from Deed’s viewpoint, we had missed out on all this Details from Mrs.

Johnny’s heritage (black female heritage). Dee Is an extremely educated, big-headed, selfish, and a determined person. Her knowledge and education has only been utilized to put other individuals down, Like she did with her mother, sister and pals. Dee altered her own name to Wanders; she said that she felt oppressed by the people who first call her. Dee didn’t even remember where her name came from, or her uncle’s names who she still revealed some sort of respect for when she remembered him carve the butter chum from a tree they utilized to have.

Dee reflects those people who reject their own roots. When Wanders and Yakima-a- barber got to Mrs. Johnny’s house, they looked like complete strangers that didn’t belong there. They acted even worse than Oblivious tourists, snapping pictures and getting Interested by Mrs. Johnson and Magpie’s rustic realism Like In a documentary, Rather of honoring and welcoming the effort of their own people, their own family. Daily Usage by Alice Walker Mrs. Johnson who feels strong about her heritage and Dee who attempts to disguise it oldest get a feel on how strongly Mrs.

Johnson feels about her heritage because it’s all this information from Mrs. Johnny’s heritage (black lady heritage). Dee is a education has just been used to put other individuals down, like she made with her mother, barber got to Mrs. Johnny’s home, they looked like complete strangers that didn’t belong there. They behaved worse than oblivious travelers, snapping images and getting fascinated by Mrs. Johnson and Magpie’s rustic realism like in a documentary, rather