Death Of May Laurel's Sister Analysis

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An epitaph is defined as "A short poem, saying or other message on a gravestone in memory of a deceased person." With that in mind, I wrote a poem explaining the death of May, Laurel's sister. I chose this type of poem because it is the perfect format to explain how May died. The poem begins with the story of how she was dating an older man named Paul and would go on dates with him during her and Laurel's "movie nights." While she was on her dates, she left Laurel with one of Paul's friends, who ended up sexually harassing her every time they were alone. This plays a huge role in not only the book, but ultimately May's death. When she and May were visiting their hiding spot, a secluded area of woods overlooking a creek that could only
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