Eleanor And Park Book Report

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Eleanor & Park is a book written by Rainbow Rowell published in 2013 with young adult fiction genre. This book tells us about a story of two teenagers named Eleanor and Park who fell in love with each other in the late 80’s to early 90’s era. Eleanor Douglas is a 16 year old who’s a new girl in her school, a curly redhead with lots of freckles on her face, who has a more than average bodyweight and isn’t as pretty as other girls. She always uses oversized clothes because she feels more like herself when she uses them. She sits in the school bus with Park Sheridan, a quiet Korean boy. He is a person who dislikes attention going to him. They were very awkward with each other; they wanted to get rid of each other. They never talked as well until…show more content…
The way her cruel and sinister stepdad treats her and her family. One of the things he does is he verbally abuses Eleanor with hurtful words he writes on her diary or notebook everyday until one day he threatened her and went too far. It made her so frightened that she had to move to her uncle’s because she didn't know what to do. And because of that, she had to leave Park too. The thing is that her mom can't divorce or do anything to him because she doesn't know where she could get money and how she’s going to make a living by herself or even what Richie would do to her. But in Eleanor’s case, she would want to do anything for Richie to leave her family alone.
When it comes to her love life, it never fails to put a smile on my face. She has the most appealing and engaging relationship ever with Park. The way they met, the way they fell for each other, and just everything in between. After Park held her hand, he said “Holding Eleanor's hand was like holding a butterfly. Or a heartbeat. Like holding something complete, and completely alive.” The way Rainbow Rowell described it was so precise that the readers are able to actually imagine and feel and sense the atmosphere in
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