Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start 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.



No description

Beth Crowther

on 15 December 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Taylor

The Bean Trees
"I've just spent about the last eight or nine months trying to convince her that nobody would hurt her again. Why would she believe me now?" (226).
"When I looked in the rear view mirror I caught sight of [Turtle] on Esperanza's lap, playing with Esperanza's hair and trying on Esperanza's glasses. Later I saw them playing a clapping-hands game. The two of them looked perfectly content," (265).
"...if I got caught I could get five years in prison and a $2,000 fine for each illegal person I was assisting, which in this case would be two. To tell the truth, I couldn't even let these things enter my head," (247).
The Bean Trees
, Kingsolver illustrates that awareness of others' importance leads to blindness to self-importance through Taylor's caring demeanor.

By the end of the book, Taylor realizes her own importance to Turtle as a mother and continues to care for others in a selfless way.
Full transcript