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what is the problem in the book?

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what is the problem in the book?

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One of the conflicts in the book is overcoming obstacles. The dire poverty that  Beetle endures, and her quest to reach her potential create a "two steps forward,one step back" situation. It is her enduring spirit that keeps her striving to overcome the circumstances she has had to live.

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Well.....I think the main problem is that Alyce kept on facing problems ever since she started being a midwife's apprentice and so the solution would be that she would have to "take 2 steps forward and one step back" just like renelane had said

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