Bittersweet (Miranda Beverly-Whittemore) Themes & Motifs

Miranda Beverly-Whittemore
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Good vs. Evil

Good vs.Evil is a common theme in literature. In Bittersweet, Mabel is in the midst of the powerful Winslow family which she hopes to make her own one day. She is drawn in by the allure of wealth and privilege. Before long, she realizes that she will be tested and shocked by many things that she learns about the Winslows. Mabel learns that there is much evil within the family and she must decide to go along with it or fight for what is right.

Mabel learns that the Winslow family accumulated its wealth at the expense of those more unfortunate than themselves. During World War II when Jews were being annihilated by Hitler - the height of evil--the Winslows capitalized on their fate by stealing and selling valuable works of art. Instead of feeling some sense of horror, or even compassion, for...

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