Orphan Orphan Train Quotes

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In the novel Orphan Train, the theme is having your home on your back like a turtle and feeling out of place. The definition of theme is the main message in a story. Molly got a turtle tattoo on her hip to symbolize her life and the struggles she has faced. Some of their struggles are harsher than others. Emotionally, Molly and Vivian experienced traumatic challenges and the feeling of loss. Both of their parents died when they were younger. As an orphan, they had to let go of several foster parents. In the first chapter, Molly states year after year, she has been rejected over and over again and no one looked out for her well-being before her boyfriend Jack. Molly controls her emotions by imagining of an enormous box with chains
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