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  • Tuck Everlasting
    Honestly, Jesse gives almost no reaction at all. Here is what the text says about Jesse's reaction. "Oh?" said Jesse, his eyes on Miles. "Where's the fish, then? How come we got nothing but...

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    Two settings described are the road and the house in the Treegap woods. The author uses personification to describe two settings as if they were people. One is the road through the woods, and the...

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    Jesse falls out of a tree and eats poisoned toadstools, the horse gets shot, Pa gets a snakebite, and Ma cuts herself. The Tuck family had no idea what they were in for when they drank from the...

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    The story that I believe that you are asking about is the story that Miles tells Winnie about how the Tucks came to be immortals and know about it. I would like to point out that Miles is not the...

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    The Tucks live in an isolated area so that people will not notice that they don't age. Being immortal brings with it a host of interesting problems. One problem is that people will notice that you...

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    The Tucks take Winnie to their house so that they can explain everything to her. Technically, the Tucks kidnap Winnie. When Jesse finds her in the woods near her house, she sees him drink from the...

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    The man in the yellow suit goes to the Foster household to blackmail them. The Fosters know that Winnie is missing. They do not know if she has run away or been kidnapped. The man in the yellow...

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    The Man in the Yellow Suit goes to the Fosters’ house to find out about the source of the spring. The Man in the Yellow Suit is chasing a lead. He believes that the spring originated somewhere...

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    "Maybe. But we don't know them," Jesse pointed out. "We've never had anyone but us to talk about it to. Winnie—isn't it peculiar? And kind of wonderful? Just think of all the things we've seen...

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    Angus feels as if the Tucks are not fully participating in life because they are immortal. Angus uses the rowboat outing to explain to Winnie how he feels about being immortal. That's what us...

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    The prologue to Tuck Everlasting introduces the reader to Winnie Foster with a single sentence. At noontime, Winnie Foster, whose family owned the Treegap wood, lost her patience at last and...

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    The Tuck family is different from every other family that Winnie Foster will ever meet, because the Tuck family is a family of immortals. That's right, they will live forever. Makes me wonder if...

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    The spring is a bad thing because no one should have to live forever. On balance, the spring is more dangerous than it's helpful. When the Tucks first drank from the spring, they had no idea what...

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    I think that the biggest similarity between the two families is their care for Winnie Foster. Both the Fosters and the Tucks clearly care for her and her safety. Mr. and Mrs. Foster are not...

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    Tuck does not like his changelessness. Perhaps he did at one point, but after 87 years, Tuck has realized that he missed the normal ebb and flow of a changing life. He misses the maturing...

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    Winnie promises the toad that she will leave home. Winnie is feeling a little isolated at home, and wants to stretch her wings. She tells the toad that she is going to run away from home to have...

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    Wow. Five reasons might be a bit tough. One reason I think that she didn't drink the water is that Winnie never truly believed it would work. Even by the end of the novel, Winnie's internal...

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    Jesse gave Winnie the bottle of magic spring water with the intent that she would drink it when she turned 17. That way they both could be together at 17 forever. How romantic. The first thing...

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    The sequence that your question is asking about is the start to chapter six. Earlier, in chapter 5, Winnie discovered Jesse Tuck in the woods, and she saw him take a drink from the spring. As...

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    But Winnie, though she was half charmed, was suddenly reminded of the stiff black ribbons they had hung on the door of the cottage for her grandfather's funeral. Winnie meets the man in the...

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    The Tucks became aware that the spring water made them immortal when they did not die of life-threatening injuries. When the Tuck family first drank from the forest spring, they had no idea what...

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    When chapter 23 begins, the reader is told that the weather is hot. Really hot. It was the longest day: mindlessly hot, unspeakably hot, too hot to move or even think. In addition to being...

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    Mae and Angus love Winnie like their own daughter, and Winnie loves them back as she would a surrogate family. At first, Winnie isn't sure what to think of the Tuck family. Her logical brain is...

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    A synonym is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same thing as the original word or phrase. Additionally, it has to be in the same language. For example, reveal is a synonym of...

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    The reader is uneasy about the stranger for a variety of reasons. First, he is described as a stranger. From early childhood, people are taught to be wary and cautious of strangers. The next...

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    The Tucks became immortal in around 1793. The book takes place in 1880 and 1881. The Tucks drank from the spring 87 years before. After Winnie accidentally sees Jeese drinking from the spring in...

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    In Natalie Babbitt's young reader's novel Tuck Everlasting, Winnie Foster certainly does experience a wide range of emotions within the first five chapters.As described in the first chapter,...

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    When the reader is first introduced to Winnie, she is an unhappy girl. Her parents and grandmother micromanage her, and Winnie feels as if she has little to no freedom. It has gotten to the point...

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    Based on how my students feel about the ending of the book, I think most readers feel a little frustrated by the ending of the book, but ultimately understanding. I think most readers are...

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    Jesse suggests that Winnie wait until she is older and then drink from the spring. The Tucks have become immortal. They did not do this on purpose. They drank from a spring that caused...

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    The answer to this question is completely dependent on each reader. Different readers are going to find different scenes more memorable than others. What is important to your answer is that you...

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    One conflict in Tuck Everlasting is the conflict between Winnie and her parents. Winnie's parents are perfect examples of overprotective, hovering parents. They give her no space at all. That's...

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    Considering that the book is titled Tuck Everlasting it is a bit goofy that the main character is a girl named Winnie Foster. Winnie is a young girl that is unhappy with her family. They are...

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    To Mae and Tuck, the closing incident with the toad is completely innocuous. They have no reason to think that the toad is anything other than a normal, run-of-the-mill toad. However, I believe the...

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    Granny is suspicious of the man’s yellow suit. Winnie is outside looking for fireflies when the man in the yellow suit comes along at sunset and talks to her. You can see why Granny would be...

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    One important item or image from the book would be the trout. And then Miles caught a fish. There it flopped, in the bottom of the boat, its jaw working, its gills fanning rapidly. Winnie drew...

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    I believe you are asking about the very first time that Winnie's grandmother and the man in the yellow suit interact with each other. That happens in chapter four. The question that he asks her is...

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    Personification is used to provide meaningful description. Personification means that something non-human is described as having human qualities. Here is an example of the road personified: It...

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    At the end of Natalie Babbitt's book Tuck Everlasting, Winnie has been dead for two years, having died an old woman at the age of 78. Her age at her death matters greatly to the plot of the book....

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  • Tuck Everlasting
    The title relates to the everlasting life the Tuck family has because they drank from the Fountain of Youth. This novel is about a family who found a spring that turned out to be the Fountain of...

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    Angus Tuck tells Winnie that the answer is in the pond. When Winnie first meets Jesse Tuck, she does not understand why he does not want her to drink from the spring that feeds the pond near...

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    The first indication that the reader gets that a lot of time has passed for the Tuck family are these lines from chapter 6: "We ought to've had some better plan than this," said Miles. "That's the...

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    The prologue begins with info about the time that the story takes place. There is no year listed, but the prologue makes it quite clear that the story takes place during the first week of August....

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    In Natalie Babbitt's young reader's novel Tuck Everlasting, prior to the Tuck family's arrival at their cottage, they planned to bring Winnie to the cottage, explain to her the importance of...

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    Winnie's first foray into the woods is caused by a combination of two things. The first thing that draws Winnie to the woods is her desire to escape from her parents. The day before, Winnie was...

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    There are quite a few different conflicts going on in the book "Tuck Everlasting." Several of them are internal conflicts for Winnie. Probably her biggest internal conflict is deciding whether or...

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    The quote that you are referencing is from chapter 24 of the book. At the end of chapter 23, Winnie woke up just minutes before midnight. Her plan is to sneak out of the house and help the rest...

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    Basically, the stranger evokes in Winnie all of the uncomfortable emotions of dread that the macabre inspires. According to the story, the stranger gestures with 'long, thin fingers.' This imagery...

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    If you ever saw the movie "Bambi," you know exactly how Winnie feels the first time she lays eyes on and meets Tuck. She is instantly and hopelessly "twitterpated" as Owl would say. If you...

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  • Tuck Everlasting
    The bottle of spring water has many symbolic meanings for Winnie. To better conceptualize these meanings, consider another symbol that is referenced throughout the book, including the first...

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