Abuse In The Bean Trees

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Within the novel “The Bean Trees”, written by Barbara Kingsolver. Within the book, abuse is taken into different terms. Abuse is not only physical, but it can also be categorized as sexual, mental, verbal, psychological, financial, elder, and spiritual abuse. The only four types of abuse that were introduced into the book was sexual, physical, verbal, and The first type of abuse is child abuse. It is considered as any type of injury that is purposely inflicted on a child either by a caregiver or during discipline. Usually, most abuse children may suffer from more emotional abuse than physical damage. “The Bean Trees” introduces Turtle who is a victim of child abuse. Turtle is considered the second young main character within the
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