- Thesis: In Katherine Porter’s Jilting of Granny Weatherall, granny Weartherall’s main antagonist is life itself (that throws back and forth), but she manages to soldier on and weather all kinds of adversity till her death.
- Jilted at the age of 20
- Granny Weatherall gets jilted by her lover, George, at the age of 20.
- She withstands the pain of the break-up.
- Sick at 40
- At the age of 40, granny Weatherall develops milky leg and double pneumonia.
- She manages to pull through.