Wolf Hollow Themes & Motifs

Lauren Wolk
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Kindness

Human kindness is never an overrated thing, argues Lauren Wolk in Wolf Hollow. Perhaps most striking about Annabelle, her family, and the people of Wolf Hollow is how much they treasure and value simple kindness toward one another. Even when dealing with enemies, kindness is considered the Christian thing to do in many such situations.

In Wolf Hollow, neighbors are never only neighbors, but are considered friends; and strangers, though watched, are always treated friendly –especially those the McBrides allow to come across their farm. Rather than try to chase away Toby, or have the law root Toby out, Annabelle’s family and the local residents allow Toby to squat in the smokehouse. Annabelle and her family (especially Annabelle) take to Toby and do everything from leaving him old clothes to providing him with meals. Annabelle particularly grows attached to Toby based not only on his...

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