The Shore - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Sara Taylor
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In the year 1992, the Shore is in the midst of a withering drought and 17-year-old Sally is driving to the Tasley Assisted Living Facility and Rest Home to visit her Grandpa Tom. Sally reminisces about the first storm that she “made,” ten years earlier (68). It took place during a raspberry picking expedition with her Grandpa Tom, for which she had borrowed her twin brother Mitch’s purple rain boots. Mitch himself was housebound at the time due to a broken foot that was the result of jumping off the balcony with a bedsheet for a parachute at the urging of their older brother Pierce. With Grandpa Tom’s encouragement, Sally experimented with grasping the wind and manipulating it with her hands and mind. She stirred it to ruffle some chickens, thrash the raspberry bushes, and buffet her against Grandpa Tom’s legs before he...

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