The Running Dream Themes

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Running

Jessica is a runner. She doesn't run just because she thinks it will keep in shape. To her, running is the breath of life. Her mother jokes that she was born to be a runner. She knows that running is not for everyone. Some people, like her sister, count every step that they take one running, finding it agony. Jessica does not understand this, just as she knows other people can't understand how she enjoys running so much. The fact that she is a runner is the same fact that makes the story so strong. When her leg was taken away from her, Jessica lost her ability to run. Lucy literally lost lost her life, but Jessica felt as if her life was lost, also, since she couldn't run. Throughout the book, the reader comes to understand the camaraderie that comes along with being part of the track...

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