Secret life of bees 2 and 3 Questions Essay

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Katherine Liu! Professor Wolterbeek! English 1B! 05/12/2014 Page 1 of 5 KIDD DAY #2 (67-135) 1. In chapter four and five the reader is introduced to the Boatwright sisters and their home. Find passages that provide a physical description of the sisters, the family dwelling and the honey house. What do these passages reveal about the Boatwright family culture? The first time Lily sees August, she is described as a “tall, dressed in white, wearing a pith helmet with veils that floated across her face…looking like an African bride” (67). Her face is described as “corrugated with a thousand caramel wrinkles”, her hair “looking flour dusted” and staring with her “ginger cake” eyes (68, 69). June has her “hair cut so short it resembled a…show more content…
We can see that even though Lily has come to respect and love August at this point she is still scared that at any second August was going to force her to go back to T. Ray. She thinks August just wants to get the truth out of her and Lily still hasn't yet fully understood why August has to introducing her to Mary. Katherine Liu! Professor Wolterbeek! English 1B! 05/12/2014 Page 3 of 5 4. Explain the connection between the story August tells about “Our Lady of Chains” and the role the Daughters of Mary come to play in Lily’s life. When Lily is introduced to the story about “Our Lady of Chains” during the Daughters of Mary meeting, and this becomes a significant event in her life. The story is suppose to signify how successful their lives have become. Just as Mary was once “bound in chains”, the Boatwright sisters were forced into work in domestic positions despite their college educations (149). This comes to play in Lily’s life because every time she sees the black Mary it is a symbol for strength and gives her hope. Seeing how far everyone has come, this also gives Lily hope and makes her spiritual. ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Katherine Liu! Professor Wolterbeek! English 1B! 05/12/2014 Page 4 of 5 KIDD DAY #3 (136-213) 1. Chapter eight opens with an epigraph from The Queen Must Die: And Other Affairs of Bees and Men: Honeybees depend not only on physical contact with the colony, but also require its
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