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Two Strong Willed Women It is so admirable and this honour to be in the existence of a strong willed woman. Since day one, women are made to feel inferior to men in many conditions. Women have had to struggle for rights and equality for centuries. The fact that there are very strong minded, domineering, and opiniated lady that exist is such an incentive for us. So many women continue to take no for an answer instead of merely standing up for ourselves. In reading " A Worn Path''' by Eudora Welty and The Jilting of Granny Weatherall''' by Katherine Anne Porter, the main characters equally depict that strong willed persona that most women want to have. Both figures reveal the trait of the capability to perservere and keep head strong and true to themselves. Phoenix Jacksons' character,although older, has her mind set and determined to travel in town. She across numerous barriers on her journey. Granny Weatheralls personality is not traveling everywhere, but seems to be having a mind journey going back and forth. She's a very cranky woman instead of calm like Phoenix.She is decided that she is not ill and does not have to watch Dr.Harry. After studying the two short tales, I discovered a lot of common themes and traits that the authors use. The one that stands out the most is that both girl are strong. Phoenix is decided to get the medication that is neededfor her grandson and refuses to let anyone or anything get in her way. She has such a determined spirit on her travel through trees and thorn bushes. The narrative refers to her as having eyes blue with age. That is such a great analogy of her wisdom. By simply reading the story, you can tell that Phoenix has been through and has seen a lot. In addition, this can be gathered out of the way she spe...