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Sue Monk Kidd
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Symbolism of The Wailing Wall in The Secret Life of Bees

Summary: In Sue Monk Kidd's story The Secret Life of Bees, the wailing wall symbolizes suffering and death. May used the wailing wall to release some of the pain she felt over the loss of her twin sister April, so much so that the wall foreshadowed May's own death. The wailing wall also had meaning to the main character Lily, who used the wall as her own personal means to mourn her deceased mother.
The Secret Life of Bees Symbolism Essay

"Let's imagine for a moment that we are tiny enought to follow a bee into a hive. Usually the first

thing we would have to get used to is the darkness..."

-Exploring the World of Sciences

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd is a story of a girl named Lily whose mother

died when she was young. Lily is left to live with her father T. Ray who doesn't know how to

react to her because she isn't a boy. Lily begins to feel mistreated and decides to runaway from

home. She goes to a town where she thinks her mother might have been in the past. Along her

journey she meets three amazing sisters who help her discover who she is and find her way.

The symbol from...

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