Theme Of Marigolds By Eugenia Collier

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In the story "Marigolds" by Eugenia Collier, the main character Lizabeth reveals the lesson of the story is that she learns from her mistakes when she decided to destroy Mrs. Lottie's flowers, this has changed her life because she now has respect for people and their property. The theme of this is that the marigolds represent that she has hope, happiness, and beauty and that these aspects could come back to the world. We know that she has learned from her mistakes because she stated that this act of violence would be her last act of violence. She later plants her own geraniums once she is older to symbolize the same thing as the marigolds ment to Mrs. Lottie had and that was that there is hope, happiness, and beauty in the world. The mistakes

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