The Bean Trees Essay | The Bean Trees

This student essay consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis of The Bean Trees.
This section contains 1,297 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on The Bean Trees

The Bean Trees

Summary: Essay explores the difficulties of Turtle's life in "The Bean Trees."
A "nuclear" child is a child with more than enough to have a complete and pleasant life. The child has both parents who make good money and has a nice house in the suburbs and has many friends. A "nuclear" child's life is one of modest luxury. They are never shown the "real" world one with famine, disease and theft. Many of the children in the world are far from being a "nuclear" child. These children's parents have split up, and they are slowly starving to death. In the book " The Bean Tree" by Barbara Kingsolver there is a child named Turtle who was abandon at 3 years old and was given to a complete stranger. Her father sexually abused her and no one could stop him. Turtle is one of the children farthest from being a "nuclear" child. There are many differences between a nuclear child and...

(read more)

This section contains 1,297 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on The Bean Trees
Copyrights
BookRags Student Essays
The Bean Trees from BookRags Student Essays. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.