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Why does Leslie die in "Bridge to Terabithia"?
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- She dies because she wanted to be with Jess and went to bridge to terabithia when Jess told her not to so she wouldn't be coward.
No one can say for sure why Leslie drowns. This is how it happened:
Jesse has big crush on his teacher, Miss. Edmunds. When Jesse goes with Miss Edmunds to the National Gallery of Art, Leslie goes to Terabithia by herself. The creek is overflowing because of the rains and she swings on the rope above the creek to cross it. The rope breaks and she falls into the creek. Although Leslie is a good swimmer, she can’t make it to shore and she drowns.
Her death brings the story to the climax, or the central crisis. Through her death, Jesse has to come understand himself and overcome his fears.
Posted by drgingerbear on March 12, 2009 at 3:41 AM (Answer #1)
Leslie Dies in the book because she drowned in the river. she did this by having the rope break, and she cannot swim.
Posted by m655rachie on April 6, 2009 at 4:50 AM (Answer #2)
Posted by jocy17 on June 16, 2009 at 11:14 AM (Answer #3)
the real reason she dies is to say life is short so keep your mind wide open to see the truth.people die all the time but if you die and never live there is no dying.and Jesse love her.think beyond the story everybody needs a terabithia.
Posted by monkeygirl222 on July 28, 2009 at 12:34 PM (Answer #4)
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