The Wizard in the Tree Social Sensitivity

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The values expressed in The Wizard in the Tree are traditional American ones. Arbican tells Mallory that humans have their own kind of magic, and this human magic turns out to be a product of self-reliance, quick thinking, and honesty. Arbican also makes the point that people must recognize these qualities in themselves and understand their value. Much of The Wizard in the Tree is devoted to Mallory's discovery of her own strengths, such as intelligence, a determination to do right by others, and courage. As she discovers these qualities in herself, she grows increasingly confident in her ability to make good choices and use good judgment, and she gains the power to act with maturity on her own behalf and on behalf of others. Frequently expressed in the novel is the view that all young people can create their own kind of magic if they...

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