Stella by Starlight - 16: Up in the Air, 17: I Am a Man. Amen., 18: It’s Hard to Be a Tree, 19: Trees Summary & Analysis

Sharon M. Draper
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Summary

In 16: Up in the Air, the story changes to one of Stella’s essays. In this composition, she ponders what it must be like to fly in an airplane. She then compares this experience to that of a bird, and incorporates ideas from Spoon Man’s story.

In 17: I Am a Man. Amen., Stella and her family get up early on Sunday morning and prepare for church. The family goes to New Hope Church in a cart pulled by a mule named Rudie. As they approach, Stella admires the church, which is freshly painted and circled by flowers. The narrator notes the crooked cross in the front, which was struck by lightning several years prior. After songs and prayers, Pastor Patton begins his sermon. He discusses the life...

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