40 Things I Want For Tell You Essay

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40 Things I Want To Tell You

In the world of Literature, all novels can be split into two categories; good and bad. This means that after one reads a book, it will be easy to decipher whether or not the story was good, including an interesting story, detail, and unique characteristics, or not so good, including a boring plot, or the average boy-next-door love story. The reader will either want to put a book down due to boredom, or want to keep it in their hands all day due to the fact that the novel is interesting and keeps them on the edge of their seat. In the novel 40 Things I Want To Tell You by Alice Kuipers, the reader will instantly realize that this is not a very good novel for many reasons. Firstly, the novel does not include any character development. Secondly, there is a very poor plot, which makes the reader want to stop reading the story. Lastly, the novel is so predictable that one will be able to guess what happens from the middle of the story. Firstly, this is not a good book because there is no character development. At the beginning of the novel, the reader is introduced to the main character, Bird, who is said to be very stable, predictable and organized, when in fact, she is a very selfish and immature character. For example, she cheats on her boyfriend and continues to date him, even when she is pregnant with someone else’s child. Also, she constantly thinks about herself before others and pushes everyone in her life away, saying things such as “I’m…

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