Tuck Everlasting - Prologue Summary & Analysis

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Prologue Summary

It is August and is extremely hot. The seasons run through the year like a wheel spinning. August is at the top, seeming to stand still and offer no relief. This is the time people make decisions and take action without considering the consequences.

Once during this time, near the village of Treegap, three seemingly unrelated situations occurred. The woods by Treegap became the catalyst of these circumstances. It was that "hub" of individual actions that brought the three situations together.

Prologue Analysis

The author is setting the stage for the story. By using the analogy of the ferris wheel, the author gives the reader the idea that all things operate in a cycle. This story involves three different cycles that converge with one another and the results are life changing.

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