Katherine Tyler In The Witch Of Blackbird Pond

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Have you ever driven by someone’s house and wondered who the person was or what they believed? In the book of “The Witch of Blackbird Pond” a thoughtful, sixteen-year-old girl named Katherine Tyler (Kit for short) moves in with her loving aunt and selfish uncle, because her grandpa, who she was staying with, passed away! Living with her aunt and uncle was a much different experience then she had ever had before. She meets Hannah Tupper, who was a Quaker. Some people called Hannah a “witch”. From the first time Kit meets her, and towards the end of getting to know her, Kit develops many different impressions of Hannah. Changing her thoughts towards Hannah was also a big part of the book. Have you ever had a first impression about someone? Was it good or bad? Kit’s first impression about Hannah was first what she heard from her talkative cousin Judith. While out in the country, Kit spotted a shack in the distance and wondered who lived there. Judith explains, “There’s always a cat or so around. People say she’s a witch.” Kit wasn’t sure what to think of Hannah because her first impression was what Judith had told her. Kit was still curious as to why…show more content…
Also having first impressions about people are common, but as they become closer friends, they think differently about each other. Personally, the lesson about how our impressions of someone can definitely be different once we really know them is a warning that maybe our best friends could be people we never thought would be. In the Bible in Proverbs 18:24 it states, “A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” There is also another verse in Proverbs that explains, “A friend Loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” Proverbs 17:17 Just like Kit loved at all times and didn’t count Hannah out before she got to know her, Jesus Loves us at all times and we should love others at all
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