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The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter Voices and visions imagined and real mingle and merge throughout Katherine Porters short story The Jilting of Granny Weatherall as this hardy woman one who has weathered so much lives out her final moments It is better to read the story and then watch the film because you are able to see the atmosphere the writer created turn into real life not the opposite At first the video was confusing That is until after I had read the story and then everything came together like a puzzle to make sense Some of the events that happened in the movie did not happen in the story In order for the viewers to understand what was going on in the movie they had to start the story differently In the beginning of the movie Granny Weatherall makes a white cake In the story it mentions a white veil and the white cake that she has set out some 60 years later for her wedding to George that never took place According to the video she made the cake just because she wanted to Another thing different is that the story starts out with Granny Weatherall lying in bed with Doctor Harry examining her The movie on the other hand starts out with her wanting to make a white cake However even though the movie and the story differ to a certain extent they both have the two jiltings that happen to Granny Weatherall The first one happens when Granny Weatherall is on her deathbed surrounded by her children the doctor and priest When a memory of 60 years ago the day she was jilted by her husband-to-be could no longer be repressed by Granny Weatherallthe thought of him was a smoky cloud from hell that moved and crept in her head The second one is when the final
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