The Giving Tree Meaning

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The Giving Tree The Tree That Never Stopped Giving

Do you ask your parents for things and forget to say “thank you” or never really show them your gratitude? It is normal for kids to be greedy but hopefully this essay will change their minds next time they ask for something. In the book “The Giving Tree”, the boy would ask the tree for many things and one day the tree had nothing left to give him. That is just like the modern generation and taking advantage over their parents to get what they want. Just like the tree, parents want their kids to be happy. Parents make so many sacrifices to make their kids happy, and the kids take them and run with them and never think how much it affects the parents.

Taking advantage of people will lead to your own unhappiness because you will
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The tree ran out of things to give the boy. "I wish that I could give you something.... but I have nothing left. I am just an old stump. Being thankful for what you have is a great trait to have. A friend is a gift that keeps on giving because it is company and love when you need it. But when you ask too many things from it, it can get to a point where you are taking advantage of the person. The tree wanted to still give and couldn’t because he took everything which seems reiterated but it is really is the main thing. Greed is when you take but never understand the impact it really is.

In “The Giving Tree”, they inform the readers about what parents do for their kids. It shows even with nothing left she still tries to give. She cares and loves the boy but on the other hand the boy isn’t being grateful. The boy and the tree has this bond and he is breaking it as I previously stated. He wants things and doesn’t care much about the relationship and is being greedy. Being greedy is not good, but the real question is how do you feel when you’re being greedy or being
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