Theme Of Walk Two Moon

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Walk Two Moons Marta Segal says this, about the novel Sharon Creech’s Walk Two Moons, “This book is known for cultivating important thoughts on love, loss, and life. “Walk Two Moons is a story within a story, a story about stories, a travelogue, and a fable all rolled into one. It’s about kisses, families, cultural identity, redemption, education, travel, death, and love.” Walk Two Moons is about explaining the true nature of abandonment and love through a girl losing her mother, moving somewhere new, and meeting a girl who helps her make sense of her world, and a trip where she tells the reader and her grandparents the story. These crucial themes with subtle and carefully crafted twists and turns are bound to surprise every reader. Important…show more content…
Constance says, “As Salamanca tells Phoebe’s story, she walks in Phoebe’s moccasins, and she learns not only about Phoebe but about herself as well. She declares that “beneath Phoebe’s story was another one. Mine” (Constance). Pheobe‘s mother leaves her and brings back her long lost son. She has to learn, when her mother is gone for such a long time, that her mother is not only her mother. This lesson is also taught through the axiom, “Don 't judge a man until you have walked two moons in his moccasins” (Creech). Sal seems to gain understanding of her own situation and mother’s individuality through her best friend Pheobe. Salamanca and Pheobe have to understand that their mothers each have their very own pair of…show more content…
Sal seems to be rushing her grandparents to arrive in Idaho, because it’s her mother’s birthday on the estimated day of arrival. Constance says, “Sal is anxious to arrive in Lewiston by her mother’s birthday, but, a hundred miles east, Gram Hiddle has a stroke and is hospitalized” (Constance). Grandpa Hiddle notices Gram’s gray skin and knows something is wrong. He takes her to the hospital but knows Sal must go on to see her mother. “Gramps gives Sal money and the car keys, and Sal drives carefully, as Gramps had taught her, to Lewiston Hill” (Constance). When Sal arrives to the place her mother is she’s finally able to resolve her

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