An Analysis Of Sarah Orne Jewett's A White Heron

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Sarah Orne Jewett’s short story “A White Heron” tells the story of a little girl named Sylvia finding a heron’s nest. Sylvia finds the heron’s nest in the top of a pine tree as that is a typical location of a heron’s nest. One day a stranger, who is a young hunter, approaches Sylvia and her grandmother about the location of the heron’s nest. Because the young hunter offered her money and she has a crush on him, she thinks she wants find the heron nest for him. The little girl found the heron’s nest one early morning when she went to search on her own. Sylvia found the heron’s nest as it was very important to the little girl. In the end, Sylvia does not tell the stranger the location of the heron’s nest as she has loyalty to the heron. The

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