"Everyday Use"

Character Analysis

Momma

Quote that Best Represents the Character:


"I reckon she would," I said. "God knows I been saving 'em for so long with nobody using 'em. I hope she will!"

Type of Character: Round & Flat

She is round because the story gives us a lot of details for her. For example, she is a large, black woman, she prefers a mans job, and she is afraid of white people.

Type of Characterization: Direct

The quote shows direct characterization because it tells us that Momma doesn't like Dee thinking that she can take whatever she wants