The Secret Life Of Bees By Sue Monk Kidd

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The Secret Life of Bees Narrative Fathers hate this girl because of this one simple trick! In The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd, Lily killed her mother by accident when she was a child. So as she grew up, she did not have a mother figure. Her dad was abusive to Lily too. When I was growing up, I barely ever got to see my father and brother. Lily grew up without her mother. When I was around 1 years old, my mother and father got divorced. My mother took me with her and my father kept my brother and sister. My mother told me, that my father was abusive told her and my brother and sister. When I was around 6, I would go to my father’s house for a weekend, once a year. He never hit me and he didn’t come off as abusive to me. He was pretty controlling though. …show more content…

Also that I should make sure I am ready. I do not want to make the same mistake my mother made, and marry right after high school. One of the reasons she did was because she wanted to move out of my grandparents’ house as soon as she could. I do not plan on making that same mistake. Lily did not have a good childhood. Her mother died when she was 4, and Lily was the one to kill her. Her dad, T-Ray, was a terrible parent to her too, because he hit her. She also have to live with the guilt that she ended her mother’s life. “There's nothing like a song about lost love to remind you how everything precious can slip from the hinges where you've hung it so careful.” a quote by August, page 50. This caused her to run away, and live at the Boatwright sisters’ house. There, she got a mother figure and was much happier. She also learned many things about her mother while she was there. She finally is somewhere where everybody loves her. “It is the peculiar nature of the world to go on spinning no matter what sort of heartbreak is happening.” a quote by Lily, page

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