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In Seedfolks, how does Leona help the garden?

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nicolelc | eNotes Newbie

Posted August 5, 2009 at 9:14 AM via web

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In Seedfolks, how does Leona help the garden?

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nbakid21 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 6, 2009 at 11:08 AM (Answer #1)

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Leona Complaned to the city to clean up the vacant lot were the garden sussposed to be.............
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Posted December 8, 2011 at 10:08 AM (Answer #2)

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keripc | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted January 19, 2010 at 11:27 AM (Answer #3)

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Leona demonstrates what individuals can do when they feel empowered.  The citizens of Gibb Street feel they can't do anything to change their surroundings, but Leona's actions show them that they could make a change for themselves.

Leona is a great example of a idealistic realist.  She knows what she wants (to clean up the Gibb Street lot), but she also knows what she has to do to get it (sit on the phone all day).  This is best shown when she chooses to bring a bag of trash right to the office waiting room: She has found a realistic way to make her ideals known.

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