Lives of Girls and Women - "Epilogue: The Photographer" Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 65 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Lives of Girls and Women.
This section contains 484 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Lives of Girls and Women Study Guide

"Epilogue: The Photographer" Summary

In the final section of the book, Del has outgrown all the books in the town library. She now wants her own book and has become a writer. She decides to write her life story. She keeps her project a secret from everyone. She feels no need to share it with anyone.

The epilogue tells the story of how Del creates her story. She outlines the details of her life that she includes, as well as those she adds, changes and modifies. She explores the process of writing itself, a departure from the previous sections' exploration of words and their meanings. Here, she is exploring the actual creative and mechanical process of creating a story.

Del's novel is about a fictional town much like Jubilee. In this town, a photographer comes to the school to take photographs, and the residents of...

(read more from the "Epilogue: The Photographer" Summary)

This section contains 484 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Lives of Girls and Women Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Lives of Girls and Women from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.