Welty’s “Asphodel”

Welty’s “Asphodel”

Asphodel is the wild flower the Greeks associated with Hades, the underworld. Eudora Welty’s “Asphodel” (1942) is a story about an Ante-Bellum mansion ruined by fire that was a living Hell for the “outraged” Miss Sabina, unhappy wife of the “profane” Mr. Don McInnis....