In the short story “A Worn Path”, by Eudora Welty tells of Phoenix who is living during a time period of compassion, tribulations, and it often happens to be the essential components of stories. As Phoenix Jackson sets off on her journey through the woods to get her grandson medicine, there is a long list of obstacles that she must overcome on her way. The readers learn uttermost love and devotion of Phoenix Jackson for her grandson through her actions. To ensure her grandson’s good health, Phoenix Jackson has caused the path that leads her to the town to become worn. The perseverance of Phoenix Jackson against all odds in her way despite her old age and the way she has been characterized by Eudora Welty makes her appear very brave to the readers.