The Secret Life of Bees Essay | Essay

Sue Monk Kidd
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The Secret Life of Bees

Summary: Reviews the novel, The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk. Describes the hardships faced by main character Lily. Explores its feminist themes.
While reading the dramatic story of a young girl in the novel, The Secret Life of Bees, I realized the hardships some people like Lily Owens encounter. Throughout the book Lily takes us on a journey beginning with the brutal memory of the afternoon in which her mother was killed. All she remembers her mother by is an old photograph, a pair of gloves, and a wooden picture of Mary with "Tiburon, SC" on the back. She begins her journey by escaping the orchard with Rosaleen who is her caretaker. The two of them go to Tiburon to find out about Lily's mother's past.

Rosaleen and Lily set themselves free from Lily's father T-Ray with plans to go to Tiburon to unfold all the facts about her mother. But before they had even left, Rosaleen already caused trouble by disrespecting white men at the gas station and gets...

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