The Poisonwood Bible Essay | Student Essay

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The Poisonwood Bible

Summary: Reviews the Barbara Kingsolver novel, the Poisonwood Bible. Summarizes the story's plot. Describes each of the major characters.
The Poisonwood Bible is based on an American family in 1959. Of coarse, not your typical family ambiance for this one contained mother, father, and four daughters. The father, Nathan Price is an overzealous Baptist minister that drags his wife and four daughters into the heart of Congo. Nathan Price is on a mission to "save" the unenlightened souls of Africa. The mother, Orleanna is an understanding and companionate wife that passively accepts everything her husband bestows upon her. The oldest daughter is Rachel, she's fifteen-years-old and is an absolute beauty queen. She doesn't comprehend why her father would procure her out of the normal surroundings. Second to oldest is Leah; she alone shares her father's ardent religious faith with enthusiasm. Then there's Ruth May, a five-year-old adventurer that isn't too sure on her feelings about their trip to the Congo. Adah, which is Leah's twin, was born...

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