The Secret Life of Bees - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

Sue Monk Kidd
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Chapter 14 Summary

Lily is left to her own devices and thoughts, as she struggles with forgiveness, memories and beliefs. She tries to reconcile the past and move on. She eventually does this in her own time. Her vigil concludes, and her mother is finally laid to rest.

Lily's battle with her father then begins. T-Ray finds Lily, and a confrontation erupts. The sisterhood gathers to protect Lily, and August offers to take good care of her, knowing that T-Ray wants to be rid of his memories and his daughter. T-Ray accepts the offer, and Lily stays with the Boatwright sisters.

Chapter 14 Analysis

In the conclusion of the story, readers see Lily reach a milestone as she comes of age. She buries her mother within her mind after years of suffering and comes to terms with the events of the past. When August divulges that the...

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