Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Do you really want to delete this prezi?
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Make your likes visible on Facebook?
Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.
The Secret Life of Bees
Transcript of The Secret Life of Bees
14 years old
August Boatwright middle aged black woman
creates an alternate religion around a statue of a black Mary
"The Calendar Sisters" 28 acre farm
Rosaleen Daise Lily's nanny & first friend
proud & determined yet uncouth
travels with Lily Deborah Fontanel Lily's mother
accidentally shot by her 4 year old daughter
spirited & lively yet not willing to act as a responsible mother
left her husband & daughter
Zach Taylor Lily's best friend &
junior in high school
self-reliant T. Ray Owens Lily's father
passionately loved Deborah
became bitter & abusive June Boatwright part owner of the farm
at first resentful of Lily
in love with Neil but will not marry him
stubborn, strong-headed yet kind & caring May Boatwright friend & roommate to Rosaleen
sensitive & prone to depression
eventually kills herself
"Wailing Wall" May's special place Neil one of the few men in the novel portrayed as kind
helps around the farm
wants to marry June The Daughters of Mary a group of African American women
created a religion around the Black Madonna Owens' hometown Boatwrights' hometown