In Tuck Everlasting, how have Winnie's feelings changed from chapters 12-18?  

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At the beginning of this section, Winnie is very skeptical of her situation. While she is interested in Jesse, she is scared of being involved with his family and feels worried over her own situation. She feels trapped and has essentially been kidnapped as they are all running for their life (metaphorically, since the Tucks cannot die).

However, at the end of chapter 18, Winnie has grown close to the Tuck family, seeing them almost as her own surrogate family. They are kind, caring, and deeply loving. While she is still afraid, she has come to the point where she will stand up for any of them and will do whatever she can to keep the Tuck family's secret safe, even risking her own life by taking Mae's place in jail.

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In the beginning of this section, Winnie's emotions are uncertain and doubtful.  She is upset over being kidnapped, and even though she somewhat likes the Tucks, she has difficulty reconciling their kidnapper status.  She thinks their mannerisms are amusing at first, but then longs for the comfort of her own home and customs.  When she goes on the pond with Tuck, she can't quite understand everything he wants to explain to her about their secret.  She feels torn in her loyalties and strained to figure it all out.  Later that night, when each Tuck visits her in turn, she begins to care for them.  She realizes that she loves them, and that she will keep their secret.  The more time she spends with the Tucks, though she still misses her home, she wishes she could stay with them.  By the time the man in the yellow suit arrives to arrest them, she has made up her mind that she will do what she can to keep their secret and protect them.  She loves them all deeply by that point.

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