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    The three things that the question is asking about can be found in the story's opening prologue. It is there that readers are told that three things happened that appeared to have no connection to...

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    One difference between the two families can be illustrated by examining their homes. The Foster family's home is cold and unwelcoming, while the Tuck family's home is a very warm and welcoming...

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    The quote in question appears at the very end of chapter five. A lot happens during this chapter. It starts with Winnie Foster testing out her idea of running away. She goes off to explore the...

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    Event number one is Mae Tuck beginning her travels to the small town of Treegap. She only makes the trip once every ten years, and she makes the trip in order to meet her two sons, Miles and...

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    The Tuck family has not aged for 87 years. At the beginning of chapter 7, the Tuck family narrates the origins of their immortality to Winnie Foster. They tell her they were heading east and...

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    Winnie Foster's chores revolve around cleaning the home. On page 50, it states that "Winnie had grown up with order. She was used to it. Under the pitiles double assaults of her mother and...

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    Winnie believes that she is being kidnapped in chapter 6 because she is physically picked up from the ground, deposited onto the back of a horse, and rushed out of the area where she and Jesse have...

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    When Winnie first meets Jesse Tuck, she is mildly curious. She is a little bit frightened when they kidnap her though. By the time Winnie gets to know the Tucks, she considers them good friends....

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    The wood is otherworldly like it is asking to be left alone. There is something strange about the woods outside Winnie Foster’s house. The woods seem to be telling people to leave them alone....

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    Something about the wood feels unnatural and makes people want to speak in whispers. Chapter one tells readers about the wood near the Foster home. The following is a short description from that...

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    If Winnie decides to drink the vial of spring water--or any drop of water from the magical spring in the woods--then it will give her eternal life, but it will also stop her from growing any older....

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    Those lines are the first two lines from stanza four of Richard Lovelace's poem "To Althea, from Prison." In the poem, Lovelace is using those lines to explain that his imagination, soul, and love...

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    Angus Tuck uses the movement of the pond's water as a metaphor for the circle of life. The Tuck family is immortal. They are stuck in their present age and physical bodies. They don't age and...

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    Winnie is different after her adventure with the Tucks, and has changed because of her new understanding of the world. It is clear to her parents that Winnie has changed when she returns from her...

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    If the man in the yellow suit had not died, the Tucks would have continued their existence with no one knowing about them except Winnie. When Mae Tuck kills the man in the yellow suit, the Tucks...

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    The Tucks kidnap Winnie because she's seen their immortality-granting water source in the woods. In Chapter 5, Winnie sees Jesse Tuck drink from the spurt of water in the forest that he tries to...

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    Mae Tuck is compared to a potato. A metaphor is “a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to a person, idea, or object to which it is not literally applicable” (Guide to Literary...

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    In Chapter 5, although we meet Jesse Tuck and see him uncovering the secret spurt of water to drink from it, we don't find out why that source of water is hidden by the pebbles. What secret does it...

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    I suppose a reader could list out a large number of details that are missing from chapter five. A lot would depend on how obscure of a detail that a person is looking for. For example, chapter...

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    I believe that the question is asking about events that happen in chapter five of Tuck Everlasting. Winnie is attempting to give herself some space from her parents, so she escapes into the...

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    Readers are told that Miles tends to have jobs in the carpentry trade. For him personally, his job is useful, because he can get a carpentry job just about anywhere. He and the rest of the Tucks...

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    Winnie wanted to run away because she was bored. Winnie didn't exactly run away; she was kidnapped. Winnie feels smothered at home to the point that she “lost her patience at last and decided to...

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    The appropriate word for this sentence is “meager,” because there is not much food on the plate since the person is dieting. The word “meager” means “not enough” or “insufficient.”...

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    Jesse does not want Winnie to drink from the spring because she will become immortal. Winnie accidentally sees Jesse drink from the special spring in the woods outside her family’s house. She...

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    Mae and Angus Tuck make things to sell. Mae’s projects include sewing, and Angus’s are woodworking. Their house is cluttered with half-finished products and the materials and tools they use...

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    Jesse offered to have Winnie drink the spring water so she could become immortal when she was seventeen. When Jesse first meets Winnie, there seems to be a big age gap between them. She asks how...

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    A reflection is a piece of writing in which you write about your personal response to a book. A good way to begin is to look at parts of the book’s plot and themes of the book that meant...

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    Angus Tuck does not enjoy the prospect of living forever. He wishes that he could live and die like all other living creatures. The reader (and Winnie Foster) learns in chapter twelve that Angus...

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    Several reasons come to mind as to why Tuck might not like the idea of living forever in Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt. Many of us think that the idea of immortality is intriguing, but if we...

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    After The Man in the Yellow Suit threatens to kidnap Winnie and to sell the life-giving water from the spring to the public, Mae Tuck hits The Man over the head with Angus' shotgun. A constable who...

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    The man in the yellow suit is following Winnie and the Tucks to find the spring that grants immorality. Winnie spoke to the man in the yellow suit at her house. He asked her how long her family...

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    After Mae accidentally kills The Man in the Yellow Suit by hitting him with a shotgun, she is sentenced to death by hanging and imprisoned in the town jailhouse. Realizing that Mae's hanging--which...

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    Mae hit the man in the yellow suit in the head with the shotgun. The man in the yellow suit is looking for the spring that made the Tucks immortal. He heard the story passed down through his...

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    This is ultimately a matter of personal opinion, but I will reflect on the text and provide you with my thoughts on the matter. After Winnie meets Jesse in the woods outside Treegap and watches him...

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    The answer to this question can be found in chapter twelve of Tuck Everlasting. During this chapter, Angus Tuck takes Winnie out in a rowboat to the nearby pond. It is his way of getting her...

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    There is not much specific detail in the text about the outside of the Tucks' home. The following quote is from chapter nine. Down the embankment they swayed and there it was, a plain, homely...

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    Mae Tuck goes into the woods in Treegap in order to meet her sons, Jesse and Miles. Mae makes this journey once every ten years in the first week of August, which is the time of the year with...

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    I do not necessarily think that the Tucks had to carry Winnie off. They could have left her in the woods by the spring and simply run away. They chose to grab Winnie and haul her away with them....

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    I will start with Jesse Tuck. He thinks that living forever is a great bit of fun. It's one huge adventure to him, because it allows him an unlimited amount of time to go see things that he has...

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    The touch-me-not cottage is the house that the Foster family lives in. It is called the touch-me-not cottage because everything appears so incredibly neat and ordered that to touch anything might...

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    Winnie's family micromanages Winnie. They don't necessarily control everything that she does, but her parents and grandmother are constantly around telling Winnie what she should and should not...

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    The woods near the spring do not change. In this story, we learn the Tucks are immortal because they drank from a spring in the woods near Winnie’s house. We also find out that not only have the...

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    In Chapter Seven of Tuck Everlasting, the Tuck family explains to Winnie how they became immortal. Having stopped in the woods surrounding Treegap to rest, they all drank from a spring... including...

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    The best place to look for the description of the first week of August is in the first paragraph of the prologue. The words that Babbitt uses in that paragraph are all words that help the reader...

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    The question is referring to events that happen in chapter seventeen of Tuck Everlasting. Miles and Winnie are awake early that morning, and Miles offers to take Winnie with him while he fishes for...

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    The stranger is the man in the yellow suit. He tells Winnie in Chapter Four that he is looking for a family. The man lifted his eyebrows. "Oh," he said, "I'm looking for someone. A family." The...

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    Jesse, Miles, and Mae Tuck take Winnie back to their house. In chapter five, Winnie decides to give her running away idea a test run. She decides to go alone into the woods near her house. Once...

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    The answer to your question is found in chapter two of Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting. Angus Tuck is smiling because he is having a good dream. He snored gently, and for a moment the...

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    Personification is a figure of speech where human qualities are given to animals, objects, or ideas. There are quite a few examples of this concept in Tuck Everlasting. For example, Outside, the...

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    Mae Tuck has been arrested and put in jail for killing the man in the yellow suit. She is likely to be hanged for her crime. Miles's plan is to break Mae out of the jail. He plans to do this by...

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