What is the most important part of the story "A White Heron"? Why?

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The most important part of the story would be when Sylvia chooses not to tell the hunter about the Great White Heron that she saw.  This is a turning point in the story.  By doing so, Sylvia has chosen to respect her love for nature and all of its creatures. ...

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The most important part of the story would be when Sylvia chooses not to tell the hunter about the Great White Heron that she saw.  This is a turning point in the story.  By doing so, Sylvia has chosen to respect her love for nature and all of its creatures.  She has realized that her love for nature is much greater than her friendship with the hunter.  Sylvia has a true, genuine connection to nature and she cannot deny this.  However, by making this choice, she has lost a friend:

She watches the sunrise from her perch, and at last sees what she is looking for: the white heron and its nest. But when she returns to the farm she does not reveal what she has seen. The hunter goes away, disappointed, and Sylvia loses her first human friend.

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