In The Witch of Blackbird Pond, what is the resolution to the main problem which is "Kit doesn't know what's going on"?

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One of the aspects of Kit that relates to your thesis statement is the way in which she remains almost blissfully ignorant about her own feelings towards Nat until the very end of the novel. Having been rescued just in time by Nat's helpful intervention from being found out to be a witch, and then contemplating a return to Barbados, she is suddenly struck by the strength of her own feelings for Nat:

It must have been Nat from the beginning, she admitted now, and with that knowledge came a sureness that she had never known in all the last bewildering year.

Thus the resolution to this problem of Kit's lack of self-awareness comes when Kit is finally able to be honest with herself and admit the feelings that she has for Nat and how much she actually loves him in the very last chapter of the book.

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