Happiness In Sharon Creech's Walk Two Moon

974 Words 4 Pages
Someone once said, “ Life is like an elevator: on your way up, sometimes, you have to stop and let some people off.” Sal’s life is just like this quote when Sal had to let go of her mother but, didn’t want to. Sal could not accept her mother’s death but eventually she does. In the book Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech one theme is that happiness can be found in even the darkest of times if only one remembers to turn on the light. One of the best themes is that happiness can be found even in the darkest times if only one remembers to turn on the light. To begin with, when Sal’s mom left Sal was really sad and didn’t know what to do with her self. But, when all things seem terrible and sad Sal finds happiness. However, without happiness there is no dark and without dark there is no happiness. Sal says, “ I didn’t know how to feel. I would find myself looking around for her, to see what I might want to …show more content…
Sal was only thinking of what she wanted to do and didn’t know that her mom was going to leave. If Sal treated her mom as if she was going to leave everyday than Sal wouldn’t have to regret that day with her mom. Sal didn’t know that her mom was going to leave so she did not treat her mother like it was the end of the world. Sal said, “ What I started doing was remembering the day before my mother left. I did not know it was to be her last day home. Several times that day, my mother asked me if I wanted to walk up in the fields with her. It was drizzling outside, and I was cleaning out my desk, and I just did not feel like going. ‘ Maybe later,’ I kept saying,” ( page 97 ). Sal did not know how she felt or how she treated her mom until her mom decided to leave. Sal thought she loved her mom a lot. But, Sal did not realize how much until her mom had to leave. Just like the theme, you never know the worth of water until the well is

Related Documents