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Walk Two Moons Literary Qualities

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Literary Qualities

The humor and sensitivity in which the author reveals a young girl's search for life without her mother makes for a poignant story. Although the topic is a serious one the events surrounding the theme are told in a humorous and mysterious way.

Creech's superior ability to write dialogue, combined with the pacing of the story, hold the reader captive to the end of the book. The central character, Salamanca Tree Hiddle's journey is beautifully intertwined with the other characters. These "stories within stories" provide students with an opportunity to speculate and predict how all the stories eventually tie together, and indeed they do.

The author does not directly let the reader know that Sal's mother is dead, although Sal knows her mother is dead. However, looking back over the novel it becomes obvious that Sal's mother is not just gone, but resting eternally. This may cause frustration...

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