Character Analysis: Stones By William Bell

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Conflicts Essay

In the book “Stones” by William Bell, the main character Garnet faces many conflicts. He struggles with the power of nature, mysteries of the supernatural and conflict within his family. It is how Garnet faces and overcomes each of these conflicts that make him the strong and memorable character that he is.

One of the major conflicts in the story was between Garnet and nature. After delivering a dresser to Toronto that his father had made, Garnet started to drive back home. Partway home Garnet found himself caught in a snowstorm. Garnet described it intensely ,“ The wind howled across the highway, pushing curtains of thick flakes, picking up snow from the fields and banks on the west side of the road and stirring it into
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