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    Nora is Mr. Myles’ caretaker in Seedfolks, and she is determined to get him involved in life again. Mr. Myles is in a wheelchair and just observes the world without engaging with people or...

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    An open-ended question is one that asks for a full answer, not just a word or two. It uses the person’s own knowledge of the subject, maybe an opinion, or maybe some feelings concerning the...

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    Leona, the narrator in Chapter 5 of Seedfolks, is instrumental in getting the Gibbs Street vacant lot cleared of all the trash. During the chapter, Leona reminisces about her grandmother who...

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    Paul Fleischman’s wonderful young adult novella takes place in Cleveland, Ohio. I couldn’t remember if an actual date is ever given in the novella, so I did a little research and still...

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    Tio Juan emigrated from Guatemala to Cleveland to be with his family in Seedfolks. Guatemala and Cleveland are two very different places. Gonzola, Tio Juan’s nephew, helps the family by...

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    The narrator of Chapter 6 in Seedfolks, Sam, is an activist who has spent his entire life helping people and fighting for peace. Now that Sam is older, he focuses his efforts on the small garden...

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    One of the major themes of Seedfolks is that out of something ugly, something beautiful can grow. This theme is not only seen through the physical growth of the garden but also through the...

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    Just to be clear, Nora doesn’t actually choose which seeds Mr. Myles plants in the barrel, however, she bought a variety of vegetables and flowers from which she lets Mr. Myles choose. Nora is a...

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    In Seedfolks, the character, Curtis, is a pretty self-centered young man who spent a lot of time building up his muscles to look sharp. He is nicknamed, “Ceps” because of his muscular biceps...

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    Gonzalo has a lot of responsibility as a young man in Seedfolks. His family emigrated from Guatemala, and Gonzalo is the only one who knows English. He has to translate for his entire family when...

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    In Paul Fleishman's book Seedfolks, the author introduces the reader to Kim. Initially, Kim is a shy child longing to know her deceased father. By the end of the book, she is a confident young lady...

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    Leona is an energetic African-American woman who was raised with a "tough as nails" grandmother, Granny. She takes it upon herself to ensure the garden is kept trash free. This entails...

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    Amir is critical of America because he misses the easy camaraderie of his Indian homeland. Even among millions of inhabitants, Amir states that everyone knew their neighbors in India. He regrets...

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    Ana is your typical neighborhood busybody who peeks out from behind her window curtains to spy on her neighbors. She even says she doesn’t need a television when she can use binoculars to spy in...

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    Gonzalo's words mean that the experience of living in a strange country without a working knowledge of the common language often causes one to regress (return to a former, less developed state)...

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    One character that changes from the beginning to end tremendously is Ana. Remember how readers begin the novel and meet Ana. Kim plants her seeds in the garden, trying to build roots for herself....

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    In Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman, Curtis is a native resident of Cleveland, Ohio. Fleischman chose Cleveland because of the diverse immigrant population that lives there. I wanted to focus on...

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    When you use words like "connect" and "connector" it sounds like you are participating in a literature circle with several other students in your class. Is this right? In a literature circle the...

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    In the Seed Folk story, the characters are connected by their participation on how the garden is created in a vacant lot. After numerous transitions of the events unfold, it started and ended...

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    Three of the problems with the garden that Sam notices in chapter 6, when he famously says that the "garden was turning back into Cleveland", meaning that the garden was taking on the problems of...

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    The account of Kim, which opens this powerful short story, is one that sets the tone for the rest of the text. The theme that stands out from her story of wanting to plant the seeds in memory of...

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    Out of the many voices that we are privileged to hear in this excellent short novel, Kim's voice is the voice that opens this story, and it is Kim who first has the idea of starting the garden...

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    To be honest, we aren't actually told that much about Sam in terms of specific details. His account, however, does allow us to infer the kind of person that he is and he does tell us something...

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    It is important to read this quote, which comes from the final sentence of this chapter from this excellent and moving novel, in the context of the whole chapter. Sam writes about the way that the...

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    lonely, depressed, sad

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    In Leona's chapter, she tells us how she takes it upon herself to force the local government to tidy up the lot and clear away all of the garbage that are preventing the residents from making the...

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    I think that one specific connection between Fleischman's work and the theory of Transcendentalism is the location of the subjective. Both in form and message, Fleischman's work places a great...

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    Amir,with the rest of the people from the garden, helped catch a man that stole an old woman's purse. He also planted onions, carrots, cauliflower, and eggplants.

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    All Amir knows about Polish people when he first comes to America is that "Polish men [are] tough steelworkers and that the women [cook] lots of cabbage." He has gotten this mental picture of the...

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    The answers to the questions you are asking are not clearly given in the book. The author tells us that Kim is from Vietnam, but he does not tell us specifically why she and her family came to...

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    The planting of a garden is a communal process. It is one where individuals end up becoming more connected to one another by being more connected to an element that remains in the public. It is a...

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    In many ways, the garden becomes a symbol for the growth and understanding of the people who plant in it. Each person approaches the garden with some type of need in their life. For example,...

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    The garden is probably the quickest answer to this. Part of what Fleischman's strongest argument in the novel is is represented through the garden. The characters who have experienced different...

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    Phone: $20

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    I have included a link to a previous question similar to this, answered extremely well on enotes. Sae's experience of being violated in terms of her trust and her openness at the hands of a...

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    This question has been previously asked and answered. Please see the link below, and thank you for using eNotes.

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    The first one to communicate to someone concerning the garden is Ana. She has been watching from her window as Kim plants her seeds and tends to them. At first, Ana is suspicious, and thinks Kim is...

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    In the book Seedfolks Sae Young is from Korea. She had always enjoyed being with people and she had five sisters. After she and her husband moved to America they started a dry cleaning business....

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    In the book "Seedfolks" Sae Young had five sisters who she left behind when she moved to America. She left with her husband to go to America to find work. She is Korean. She and her husband...

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    In Seedfolks a rat infested area is turned into a beautiful urban garden. While the garden is being transformed and blossoming so are the people involved. A nine year old girl named Kim plants...

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    In the book Seedfolks Kim is a nine year old girl who never knew her father. She feels left out because she has no way to honor him or feel close with him. She knows that he had been a farmer when...

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    In Seedfolks the boy called Virgil is a Haitian and is seen to be helpful. His father grows high class lettuces (gourmet standard) and the young Virgil helps him out, although we do not see the...

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    Virgil opens his story telling how his father is always coming up with ideas and they include ways to make money. As the men are clearing off the lot Virgil watches the rats run away. One ran up...

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    In the book Seedfolks Tio Juan is the uncle of Gonzalo. He came to America from Guatemala. He appears to have become younger since he came to America. In his home country he had been a farmer. In...

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    Sae Young in the book Seedfolks is a Korean woman around middle age. She probably has blackish brown hair and brown eyes. I imagine she would be small in stature. Sae Young is a widow who lost...

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    In the short book Seedfolks different people become involved in the development of an empty lot into an urban garden. It does not start out as an intentional thing, but begins with the actions of...

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    In the book Seedfolks Kim is a little 9 year old Vietnamese girl. Her father has died and she says prayers for him at an altar. One day she gathers some dried lima beans and a thermos jar and...

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    i dont know the answer

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    Amir is from Indiana Florence is from Colorado Ana is from Romania (and I know this answer is very very very late and I have no idea why I'm posting it now. probably for other people......

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