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Average Waves in Unprotected Waters

When analyzing Anne Tyler’s 1977 short story “Average Waves in Unprotected Waters”, it is best to attempt to view the story of Bet Blevins and her contemplations on life as she takes the difficult...

Latest answer posted June 16, 2014 2:44 am UTC

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Average Waves in Unprotected Waters

When Bet was a child, her father tried to teach her to body surf, but she was unable to learn to ride the waves, she just stood there, letting the waves pound her, "as if standing staunch were...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2008 3:26 am UTC

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Average Waves in Unprotected Waters

Arnold's getting too much for his mother, Bet, to handle. His serious learning disabilities are making it increasingly hard for Bet to raise him properly, so she's decided to put him in an...

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Average Waves in Unprotected Waters

Bet is taking Arnold to the Parkinsville State Hospital where he will be committed. Bet feels she can no longer take care of him now that he's nine. She's unable to control his behavior, and he's...

Latest answer posted June 27, 2007 3:55 am UTC

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