The Theme Of Giving In Shel Silverstein's 'The Giving Tree'

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Would you give up everything you have to help someone?Society has led many to a life where they volunteer to give to others not as fortunate. In the “The Giving Tree” the tree is always giving the boy anything it takes to make the boy happy.In “The Giving Tree” Shel Silverstein uses personification to show the theme of giving.
The gift of giving is better than receiving.In “The Giving Tree” the tree makes the boy happy and when the boy is happy the tree is happy. Even when she is loosing valuable things she is still happy. An examples of this is,“The forest is my house,but you may cut off my branches and build a house. Then you will be happy.And so the boy cut off her branches and carried them away to build his house. And the tree was happy.”
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