The story starts in Aguascalientes, Mexico, at El Rancho de las Rosas, where Esperanza lives. Later in the story, Esperanza moves to a Mexican immigrant worker camp in California. Main Problem and Resolution Esperanza and her family must flee to a Mexican immigrant worker camp in California. Work is hard for Esperanza, especially when her Mama gets Valley Fever, her Papa is dead, and there’s a strike for better wages. "
An important setting to sal. Have you ever had to experience lots of change in little time as if the world is against you. Salamaca tree hiddle has in the book Walk two moon. She moves from place to place missing her friends and her home. In the book Walk two moons by Sharon Creech an important setting of the book is Bybanks Kentucky in the present timeline.
In the book Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech, similar things that happen to Phoebe in the subplot, happen to Sal in the plot. One of the most significant moments that happens shows similarity of events that happen to both Phoebe and Salamanca is that both of their mothers leave their families to find out who they really are and the girls very much alike don’t want anyone else to know about this. This causes both Phoebe
The final nontraditional family would be Taylor, Turtle, Lou Ann, and Dwayne Ray. Taylor, or Marietta, and her mother Alice, or mama, were a nontraditional family from the very beginning. When Alice became pregnant with Taylor, she originally named her Marietta because she was conceived in a car in Marietta, Georgia. Alice was then
Phoebe’s mom came back, she she had changed and brought someone with her. This made Sal jealous in a non-foolish way, but it would still haunt her. Another thing to consider is that Sal was in Phoebe’s story and played a big part in it. Sal was Phoebe’s best
Sandra and her younger sister Cindy were dropped off with their paternal grandmother Lorraine. Her mother remarried and Sandra and Cindy went to live with them. Unfortunately this marriage didn’t last long either. Sandra mother Vicky was very abusive and was a prescription drug addict.
A conflict Salva had encountered was being attacked by mosquitos, so he could barely walk. Therefore, his uncle’s actions were to motivate Salva by saying his full name, so it would remind him of who he was, and about his family. This helped Salva keep walking and not lag behind. Salva’s objective is to find his family because he
Julie went after a deadbeat boyfriend; Gary resorted to masterbation and lonliness; and Helen tried to keep her family together while also looking for a new man, but always ends up being a scumbag. Nathan’s family seems like a normal family until you realize what is actually going one. The problem is that Nathan focuses too much on Patty, their daughter than Susan. Susan copes by trying to divorce Nathan and his un-attentiveness to her while Nathan makes a fool out of himself to keep her. Finally, Grandpa and Larry.
Another important survival factor that Salva had to do to survive was to be stronger physically and mentally. Salva was getting stronger physically and mentally by not only his friend and his uncle dead but also the attitude that the group give to Salva which made Salva to feel physically and mentally stronger “Marial was gone. Uncle was gone, too, murdered by those Nuer men right before Salva’s eyes. Marial and
When the war started affecting Salva and his village it became apparent to him that he may never see his family again. “If I die now, I will never see my family again.” (11) This thought helped Salva strengthen and have the instinct to survive so he could see his family again, which is one of the reasons he did survive. Not only did he think he would never see his family again, but he became friends with Marial, a boy from the group he was in, who was soon taken away from him as well.
Now he will be alright. “Eh nephew!” he said in a cheerful voice. “We are together now, so I will look after you.” (35) Salva gets help from his uncle.
His uncle was one of the most influential and supportive people in his life and he helped Salva throughout his journey. At one point, he was reunited with his uncle who had left to fight in the war he felt safe and he depended on his uncle for anything. This shows that his uncle was very caring, helpful and encouraging. In the book it says “ Salva shook his head, unable to imagine what life would be like in the camp without Uncle.” (?).
The people in our life play an important role in our personal growth. Relationships with others allow us to understand and see ourselves more clearly. Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech, Sal’s able to accept her mother’s death because of the influence of Mrs. Partridge and Gram and Gramps. Sal is impacted and changed by her relationship with Mrs. Partridge; the mysterious woman was the person providing the messages left in front of the Winterbottom home. This message influences Sal when she considered the loss of her mother.