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In the short story Everyday Use the character Dee can be described as secure confident beautiful smart yet scornful remorseful and high demanding young woman This can look as having a supercilious attitude but it is just Dee wanting what is best for herself and her family Her attitude observed by her family and others kept them at arms length but she tried to make up for it once she reached a certain age then she began to try to appreciate her family but she did it for the wrong reasons In the end only her mother truly understands her Dee is described as having light skin nice hair and a fuller figure than her sister In the mid-sixties those with light skin and nice hair were treated better because they were closer to white Being so beautiful Dee wanted nice things such as clothes although her family could not afford them She therefore makes her own clothes out of other peoples old clothing She is a very confident and secure young lady She knows what she wants out of life and no one is going to stop her from getting it She knows she has an advantage with her light skin to get ahead in life and she is going to try to get there and let nothing get in her way Dee is a very smart woman Her mother made sure she received a good education Her mother and the church raised money for her to go to school in Augusta Georgia Dee would always read to them and tell them whatever she learned at school She would always captivate them and have them hanging onto her every last word This made her family feel like she was on a higher level than they were Dees behavior and attitude shows how she is the type of person who wants the best for herself She demands the best for herself and for other
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