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    “The Beans Eaters” by Gwendolyn Brooks express the routine life of the poor couple satisfy life. The poem is about an old couple who is sitting at the table and starts eating dinner. Suddenly they start to look around them and start thinking about their life. An analysis of the routine and their satisfy life will help us understand the poem. The routine “The Bean Eaters” express the idea that when we are older, we are restricted to follow a typical routine. For example “and remembering, remembering with twinkling and twinges “(Brooks 9-10). These lines demonstrate that when we are younger, we have more opportunities to live our life to its fullness with ups and downs. However, when we are older, we are used to have an ordinary life. “Twinkling…

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    The Bean Trees Analysis

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    “If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality”-Roopleen. This quote relates to both Ben Carson and Taylor Greene from The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver during their journey on accomplishing their goals. Gifted hands by Ben Carson is an aspiring story of how he started from Detroit and made his way to be an astounding pediatric neurosurgeon at John Hopkins by the age of thirty-three and never seemed…

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    A Turtle and Some Beans Anais Nin, a renowned author, once wrote, “And the day came when the risk to remain a tight bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” (“Quotes About Growth”). In the story, The Bean Trees, by Barbara Kingsolver, the courage to bloom is one of the many themes. Taylor, a young woman travelling westward, is unwillingly given a child. Taylor and the child, Turtle, eventually settle in Arizona. They live with a woman named Lou Ann, and Taylor works at an auto…

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    The black bean episode, or the black bean lottery, was the result of the Mier expedition. Alexander Somervell had led his militia to raid border towns, such as Guerrero and Laredo, and decided to quit due to the fear of a deadly clash with Mexican troops. Only 189 troops listened to his orders and went on the long journey back home. Over three hundred troops continued on their journey with their new leader, William S. Fisher. The Texans decided to cross the Rio Grande River and enter the town…

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    Throughout the story, The Bean Tree by Barbara Kingsolver, there are many events that family and friends are extremely important to enrich people’s lives. There are many different plots throughout the story that are affected by family relations, and that makes friendships vital to the story. In the beginning, the story talks about how necessary Taylor’s mom is to her. Her mom is her whole life, and she’s the only real friend she talks about, that she trusts with everything. Kingsolver states:…

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    Taylor In The Bean Trees

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    In the novel The Bean Trees, by Barbara Kingsolver, the main protagonist, Taylor, realizes the existence of kindness among strangers she has met in bitter society by finding her family in Tucson. Furthermore, she has acquired maternal qualities through taking care of her daughter Turtle and also through the influence of how others have treated her with friendliness. The novel begins with Taylor determining to move out from her hometown in Kentucky after realizing most of the young women around…

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    Morality In The Bean Trees

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    In her Romance novel The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver alternates a pair of first-person narratives to tell the story of Taylor Greer, a spunky girl who leaves her Kentucky home and travels west. During her journey away from home, Turtle, a young toddler from Cherokee Nation, is placed in her care. The novel focuses on the pair as they make a new home for themselves in Tucson, Arizona. Throughout her journey, Kingsolver explores many themes; the debate of siding with morality over legality…

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    In the book the Bean Trees the author Kingsolver, depicts the way that men treat Taylor and Lou Ann to show how their is still sexism in Whatcom County and all over the world. Kingsolver writes about sexism both knowingly and also unaware. This shows how sexism is more of a common item in society today rather than something unusual. In the book men were the ones who were sextist towards the women. The main character Taylor, who is very self-reliant person and doesn't need a man to help her, ends…

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    In the last section of The Bean Trees, Kingsolver continues to elaborate the need for others when hardships arise and allowing the theme to further grow. When Taylor goes to a lookout with Mattie, Estevan, and Esperanza upon her return she discovers a man attacked Turtle in the park which leds to her conclusion that “...all in one piece as far as I could see, but Turtle was changed. All these months we had spent together were gone for her. I knew it from her eyes…” (222). This incident not only…

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    mocked, she was told to leave the country, and few Americans would befriend her. Most immigrants must endure unfair treatment. The Bean Trees, written by Barbara Kingsolver, is a story set primarily in Arizona that follows two main characters: Taylor Greer and Lou Ann Ruiz. The two girls are subjected to injustice everywhere, whether it is through the poverty in the town where they live or the strip club near their grocery…

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