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    William Page was born in Virginia. William is from the Shenandoah Valley, in Winchester, Virginia. After his parents are killed in the war, he goes to live with his aunt and uncle in Piedmont. The...

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    Will struggles with accepting his uncle’s position on the war. He considers his uncle a traitor for refusing to take sides. Will’s father and brother were killed by Yankee soldiers, and his...

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    Will is judgmental, sad, and angry in the first few chapters of the book. Will is very judgmental when he first arrives at his aunt and uncle’s farm. He is in mourning for his family, of which...

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    A couple of specific details that show accuracy in regards to the time period have to do with the character of Will and his Uncle Jed. These two characters are the central focus of the damage the...

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    Yes, the "particular historical period" that Reeder accurately describes in Shades of Gray is the late eighteen hundreds (or late nineteenth century) in the United States of America. Specifically,...

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    The story is told in third person limited, from Will's point of view. You can tell a story’s point of view first by looking at the pronouns for the narration. If you see the pronouns “I” and...

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    Uncle Jed does not like to be called “sir" and prefers to be called Uncle Jed. Since he is the “son of a Confederate cavalry officer,” Will is not happy about having to accept charity from...

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    I like this question a lot. In a novel about the Civil War and post–Civil War rebuilding, a reader would assume that William's courage must certainly be focused on heroic acts of violence and...

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    In "Shades of Gray" by Carolyn Reeder, Will's button collection represents his past. The buttons were found on the battlefield near his home. He found them with his brother who is no longer living....

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    Meg doesn’t want to go to Mr. Jenkins because he got into a fight with her father. Will brings two rabbits from the line, and Aunt Ella asks Meg to take some meat to Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins. She...

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    At the end of the book Will chooses to stay on the farm. Will is an orphan of the Civil War. His father and brother died in the war. His mother died after the war. His sisters died from typhoid....

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    Shades of Gray is young adult historicalfiction about the aftermath American Civil War. Historical fiction is fiction that contains historical accuracies. Some of the characters are usually...

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