CHARACTERS The Witch of Blackbird Pond 107


CHARACTERS The Witch of Blackbird Pond

CHARACTERS The Witch of Blackbird Pond 107 ¿ Orphaned Kit Tyler knows as she gazes for the first time at the cold bleak shores of Connecticut Colony that her new home will never be like the shimmering Caribbean island she left behind In her relatives' stern Puritan community she feels like a tropical bird that has flown to the wrong part of the worOrphaned Kit Tyler knows as she gazes for the first time at the cold bleak shores of Connecticut Colony that her new home will never be like the shimmering Caribbean island she left behind In her relatives' stern Puritan comm. I really liked this book and have therefore come to the conclusion that books written for children can be higher uality writing than books written for adults because there isn't this pressure to impress with heavy metaphor and poignant statements about life When adults write for adults there is too much pressure adults writing for children understand that it is the story and the characters that matter most and if those two are well written then I think you have a deep satisfying book

The Witch of Blackbird PondOrphaned Kit Tyler knows as she gazes for the first time at the cold bleak shores of Connecticut Colony that her new home will never be like the shimmering Caribbean island she left behind In her relatives' stern Puritan comm. I really liked this book and have therefore come to the conclusion that books written for children can be higher uality writing than books written for adults because there isn't this pressure to impress with heavy metaphor and poignant statements about life When adults write for adults there is too much pressure adults writing for children understand that it is the story and the characters that matter most and if those two are well written then I think you have a deep satisfying book

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond Þ Aker woman known as the Witch of Blackbird Pond and on occasion her young sailor friend Nat But when Kit's friendship with the witch is discovered Kit is faced with suspicion fear and anger She herself is accused of witchcraf. “What a pity every child couldn't learn to read under a willow tree” ― Elizabeth George Speare The Witch of Blackbird PondA book from my childhood and one of the best pieces of Historical fictionone of the best BOOKSI have ever readPLEASE do not go into thisif you have not read itthinking it is only for children or young adults Do you know how many people I know who read this in adulthood So have I although my first reading of it was in my childhoodSo Kit is a newcomer to the United States She has come here from Barbados She knows nobody She knows nothing of the Puritan culture Her grandfather has died and her only family left is her Aunt Rachel She has come in the hopes of living with Rachel and her family as she is bereft and is leaving little behindKit is used to the free spirited way of living that she has always embraced in Barbados She knows nothing of the customs that guide New England She knows nothing about how the village people regard women She does not know that women here don't know how to read do not know how to swim and most of all she does not know about witch trials and about the rules governing the landsIt isn't long before Kit befriends two people One of them is Prudence a scared little child whose family thinks she is dumb and as a result she does not go to school The other is Hannah Regarded with deep suspicion and mistrust Hanna is a widow and a uaker who lives alone Nobody in the village will speak to her There is a deep certainty amongst the villagers that Hannah must be a witchSo this is a bit of what the book is about but I have not even scratched the surface It is considered a classic and I reread every few years especially when I want to go back in time and touch my childhood I cannot think of a piece of writing better in the Historical Fiction genre and if you missed it as a kid or an adult it is one that will stay with youNow I have some SPOILERSjust about the endingso if you have not read it stop hereThe last scene is among the most romantic and satisfying I have ever read Likewise the trial and the testimony of Prudence are also written so flawlessly I often think of Kit and Nat and Mercy and Judith and John Holbrook and Aunt Rachel and Mathew and Prudence and Hanna They all stepped off the pages and became my friends Sometimes the smell of New England will bring me back to the book as will apple pie kittens boats and the sound of the ocean Please read this book SUMMARY ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ↠ Elizabeth George Speare

Elizabeth George Speare ↠ 7 CHARACTERS

Elizabeth George Speare ↠ 7 CHARACTERS Unity she feels like a tropical bird that has flown to the wrong part of the world a bird that is now caged and lonely The only place where Kit feels completely free is in the meadows where she enjoys the company of the old u. Not anything like my preconceived notion The Witch of Blackbird Pond is a wonderful young adult novel set in the late 1600s in New England among the Puritans Kit Tyler has arrived on a ship from Barbados and doesn't fit in from her first moments in Connecticut when she reveals that she can swim The neighbors think she must be a witch since she can float Her relatives take her in reluctantly and Kit tried to make herself useful by working hard in this new grim environment so unlike the tropical paradise she was born in Kit comes from an affluent family whose work was done by slaves that they owned Her hardy Connecticut cousins try to make her understand how wrong this is Kit's loneliness and despair soon bring her to connect with another outcast from the Puritan's society This connection may mean Kit's death