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Transcript of Holiday
Lissa From "The Old Willis Place" is thankful for her dog MacDuff. MacDuff is always protecting her from danger. In the text it says "Again she called the dog, louder this time, her voice was shrill and shaky with fear."(44) This is showing that when she's scared she calls MacDuff to help and rescue her. Lissa is thankful for a dog that would come to save her life.
New Year's Day
Lissa from "The Old Willis Place" resolves to see a ghost. Lissa thinks ghost exist because her mother died and she believes she looks out for her so she wants to see Ms.Lillian's ghost so she could make sure her mother is with her. In the text it says "I'd love t see her ghost."(79) This shows that Lissa wants to get a glimpse of Ms,Lillian's ghost. For New Year's Day Lissa makes it an accomplishment to prove that ghosts are real.
St. Patrick's Day
Diana from "The Old Willis Palace" is lucky for her brother Georgie. Diana doesn't have any friends because her and Georgie made a rule and also Diana doesnt go to school so she doesn't know any kids her age. In the text it says "I'm not allowed to be seen with other kids."(82) This shows that she doesn't have any friends since she can't be seen with other kids. Diana is very lucky that she has Georgie so she doesn't have to be all alone.
Georgie from "The Old Willis Palace" loves his sister Diana. Georgie is always protecting Diana. In the text it says "See, Diana? I warned you not to trust her."(89) This shows that Georgie is trying to protect Diana by making sure she doesn't get her feeling hurt by anyone. Georgie loves Diana because he looks out to her and if you love someone you want them to be happy.
Diana from "The Old Willis Place" is thankful for her cat Nero. Nero once stopped MacDuff which is Lissa's dog from finding Diana.In the text it says "...Nero came to my rescue. Making a loud rustling sound he leapt out of bushes right under MacDuff's nose."(36) This is showing that Nero stopped MacDuff from finding Diana. Nero has helped Diana in many ways and she is thankful to have cat as amazing as Nero.
Georgie from "The Old Willis Place" is thankful for Lissa's teddy bear. Georgie used to have a teddy bear he loved but he got his bear taken away by Miss Lillian so he sneaked into Lissa's room and took her teddy bear. In the text it says "He fell asleep that night holding it as tightly as he'd once held Alfie. I hadn't seen him look so happy in a long time"(31). This shows that Georgie loves his new bear as much as he loved Alfie. Georgie is thankful he got to have another bear which he loves
Lissa from "The Old Willis Place" would dress up as a ghost. Lissa would dress up as a ghost because she's very interested in seeing one. Lissa says "I'd love to see a ghost just to know for sure they exist"(20). This is showing that Lissa has always wanted to spot a ghost to knwo if they're real. So on Hallowen she would dress up as a ghost and pretend to be one so she would kind of know how one is.
Diana from "The Old Willis Place" would give Georgie, her brother a teddy bear. Georgie once had his bear taken away by Miss Lillian and Diana felt really bad so she would give him a bear. In the text it says "He fell asleep that night holding it as tightly as he'd once held Alfie"(31). This shows that Georgie loves the teddy bear he stole. Diana would then buy him a teddy bear that he could have as his own so he could fall asleep happy.
St. Patrick's Day
Diana from "The Old Willis Place" is lucky for getting out of Miss Lilian's house. Diana and Lissa both went in Miss Lilian's house but Lissa opened up the door to the room she died and let her ghost got out so they ran so the ghost wouldn't get them. In the text it says "At last, we plunged outside into cold, fresh air smelling of nothing but rain"(117). This is showing that Diana and Lissa made it out of the house before Miss Lilian's ghost caught them. Diana is fortunate that she was able to get out of the haunted house.
New Year's Day
Diana and Georgie from "The Old Willis Place" have a resolution to find out who got them outside of a room in the cellar. Diana and Georgie were locked in this room by Miss Lillian while they were trying to get away from her, but one day they found themselves outside of there without knowing who got them out. In the text it says "First we were in the cellar, and then we were in the field with nothing in between"(128-129). This text shows that Diana couldn't remember who took her and her brother out of the cellar. For New Year's Day Diana and Georgie are gonna try and find out who took them out of e cellar.
New Year's Day
Diana from "The Old Willis Place" makes a resolution to make Georgie and Lissa friends. Georgie doesn't like Diana's new friend which is Lissa but Diana wants them all to just get along. In the text Diana says "There had to be a way to make things right between her and my brother" (90). This is showing that Diana really wants Lissa and Georgie to get along since she is saying that she wants to find a way to make them be familiar with eachother. Diana's resolution is to have Georgie and Lissa like eachother and become close.
Diana from "The Old Willis Place" would dress up as a scaredy cat. Diana didn't want to go into the house of Miss Lilian because she was to afraid. In the text it says "While stayed in the doorway fidgeting and fretting" Lissa explored the kitchen"(106). This is showing that Diana was to frightened to even move. For Halloween Diana would be a scaredy cat since she was very scared when Lissa invited her to go with her into Miss Lilian's house.
Diana from "The Old Willis Place" loves Lissa. Diana only has one friend which is her brother so she loves her new friend Lissa which she spends a lot of time with. In the text Diana says "Lissa was my friend now. It was nice to sit beside her with the leaves drifting down on us."(90) This shows that Diana loves hanging out with Lissa and also that she loves hanging out with her. Diana loves being around Lissa and also loves her companionship.
Lissa from "The Old Willis Place" would give Diana a friendship bracelet. Lissa and Diana have become really close friends so for Christmas Lissa is thinking of making a bracelet for her close friend Diana. In the text Lissa says "Diana's my friend and that's her brother, Georgie."(75) By Lissa saying this it shows that she thinks of Diana as a friend so why wouldn't she make a friendship bracelet for her. Lissa for Christmas would give Diana a friendship bracelet so she knows that she always know that they are friends.
Georgie from "The Old Willis Place" would give his sister Diana shoes. Diana doesn't have any shoes but she wants to be clean to make a good impression so Georgie would help her by buying her shoes. In the text Diana says "I don't have any shoes."(70) Since Georgie cares so much about Diana he wants her to have shoes Georgie would buy her some so she doesn't have to walk barefoot everywhere. Since Georgie loves Diana he would give her a wonderful present that she will love for Christmas.
St. Patrick's Day
Lissa from "The Old Willis Place" is lucky for having MacDuff protect her. One day Lissa got scared when she saw Diana and called MacDuff to go at her. In the text Lissa says "Without taking her eyes off me, she cried, MacDuff! MacDuff!"(43) This shows that when she got scared she called over MacDuff so she is lucky to have him as a dog. Lissa is lucky that she has an animal that can take care and protect her.
Mr.Morrison loves his daughter a lot. Mr.Morrison loves his daughter because he's always looking out for her. In the text it says "As long as you don't go into the old house, it's fine with me."(79) This is showing that Mr.Morrison looks out for his daughter. Since Mr.Morrison watches out for his daugher it shows that he loves Lissa a lot.