Innocence In Marigolds By Eugenia Coller

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In Marigolds by Eugenia Coller, Lizabeth lost her innocence when she was almost 15 years old. It was her first time seeing her dad cry. Lisabeth got upset and destroyed Miss Lottie’s marigolds. When she had realized what she had done, that was the moment when she felt that she was growing up from a young girl into adulthood.
Lizabeth’s first time seeing her dad cry was the due to a fight between him and her mother. She was nearly 15 and woke up from her mother speaking. The fight was about the poverty Lisabeth and her family was in. Innocence started fading away because her dad was no longer the strong man she always seen him as. Her mother became the one that was working to support the family because her dad had lost his job. It was this fight

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