Christy Themes

Catherine Marshall
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Finding Purpose in Life

This is most plainly demonstrated throughout the entire story by Christy. Yet more than one character has to find that one thing in life that is bigger than they are. In order for something to be meaningful, it has to be bigger than the common petty concerns of humanity. Christy's entire purpose throughout the book is to find her purpose. The most illuminating part of her journey is that for as far forward as she believes she advances, she experiences setback after setback. Miss Alice teaches Christy that if she can see it as a journey, then it will not be so difficult. A journey often moves along in spurts and starts, with stops and diversions as the journey progresses. Miss Alice has searched for a purpose in her life, first with her time as a child in a Quaker family. That journey ended when...

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