Analysis Of Ransom Riggs 's ' Miss Peregrine 's Home For Peculiar Children '

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In Ransom Riggs’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Jacob Portman sets off on a journey to find the answers to his grandfather’s mysterious last words. For the past few month, Jacob was plagued with terrifying nightmares of the same monster he saw on the day of his grandfather’s death. Jacob’s psychiatrist, Dr. Golan, suggests that he goes to the island where his grandfather was raised to find the answers to his question. Jacob and his father goes to Cairnholm Island, in Wales, and Jacob finds Miss Peregrine’s house out in the island’s bog. On the way, he finds Emma Bloom, a girl that could possibly be the answers to his questions. She leads him to a cairn that turns out to be the loop of September 3, 1940. He enters the past and learns about the peculiar children with strange powers/talents. One day, a wight, who is actually Dr. Golan, kidnaps Miss Peregrine and her mentor, Miss Avocet. Both Jacob and the children went on an adventure to defeat Dr. Golan and his hollowgast, and save both ymbrynes. The quote reflects on the title, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, because Dr. Golan refers “more people like you” to Miss Peregrine and her peculiar children. Dr. Golan’s, and a bunch of others like him, plan is to kidnap as much ymbrynes, like Miss Peregrine, as ast. That influenced Jacob to be afraid of hollowgast. He believes that he would end up in the same situation as his grandfather. During his time of suffering and wondering, all Jacob wanted was…

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