The Secret Life of Bees - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

Sue Monk Kidd
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Chapter 8 Summary

Lily and August share a touching moment, as they discover more about each other's beliefs and philosophies on life. Lily continues to question God's creation of skin pigment, and she is introduced to Mr. Forrest, the white Tiburon lawyer, when she accompanies Zach on his honey delivery to Forrest's legal office.

Chapter 8 Analysis

Lily is beginning to open up to August and trust her judgment and guidance, as evidenced through their conversations about their thoughts and views of life. As their bond develops, so does Lily's need to tell the truth and shed her burden. August teaches her to rely on herself and her inner strength more than other people and to have faith in herself. This gives Lily the courage to contact her father, which signifies her desire to be accepted by her kin. The fact that he has not changed and...

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