Rosaleen In The Secret Life Of Bees

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In the book, The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd, August and Rosaleen unawarely found themselves as a mother figure for Lily Owens. After losing her mother, Lily was lost. She found herself resulting to the comfort of bees as a source of love. After her mom’s death, Rosaleen, her house keeper began to treat Lily as her own. As the book continued Lily met August, a motherly bee keeper that Lily found intriguing. Rosaleen and August help built Lily emotionally and physically using motherly ways to mature her. A mother helps her child emotionally and physically; Rosaleen physically helped Lily. Rosaleen had been a care taker for Lily for a long time causing her to be around for all the ups and downs. She experienced all Lily’s pain, from
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