The Giving Tree Thesis

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“I guess that 's part of loving someone. You’ll sacrifice everything for them, even when they 'll give you nothing in return.” - Lauren Oliver. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein is a book that is about the relationship between a boy and a tree. In the beginning of the story, the boy and the tree played games all day and bonded. The tree is very happy when she and the boy interact because he brings joy and companionship to her life. As the story continues the boy becomes less and less interested in the tree and more interested in outside life. When the boy needed something he would come back complaining about what he wants and the tree would offer him something, and he would take it without hesitation. Happiness does not result from what
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