A Chair For My Mother Analysis

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Out of all the people in the world who works hard, keeps every household together also the one who deserves more and beyond would of course be our mothers. As I introduce this particular book you will come to realize that a mother is an important spotlight in this book. Vera B. Williams is a phenomenal author and illustrator in the picture book A Chair for My Mother. Williams achieved a Caldecott Metal award for her great work. The characters in A Chair for My Mother are a daughter, a mother and a grandmother who save up coins for the mother that deserves all and more to get her a nice comfy yet the perfect beautiful chair in replace of her old chair that burned in their previous home. The title A Chair for My Mother seemed very appealing…show more content…
As I read the title I found myself delighted that the daughter could possibly be the narrator along with appreciation the daughter has for her mother then I thought to myself how cute that is. I’m convinced that the message through the text but mostly through the art is no matter what circumstances or tragedies a family may go through, together a family can hope for better and brighter days. The art which is definitely appealing to me in A Chair for My Mother illustrates with warm, bright and sadly a few dark colors. In any picture book it’s very important to realize the art that the illustrator is interpreting. Many illustrators convey messages in their art in many ways whether it’s through color, lines, or shapes. In this particular picture book A Chair for My Mother Williams conveys the arts message through the color yet most importantly the variety of borders on each page. The book starts off with yellow backgrounds as the daughter narrates that she, her grandmother and her mother save up to buy a chair. I notice the borders change within each page. For an example, some pages have borders with pretty pink flowers which to me…show more content…
The family stood together as a family should do. The daughter was determined to get her mother a chair to rest on due to her mother coming home very tired from work. The art in each page creates a mood through the text just how the color and the borders do. When there was happiness in the book there were the bright colors such as yellow and pink with a border of beautiful flowers, yet there was dark colors when the family’s house burned down along with the wilted flower border. . Williams made the message very clear throughout the book with her exceptional illustrations. The colors fit perfect with the mood in each page especially the borders as
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