Tuck Everlasting Winnie Character Analysis

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Winnie Foster The protagonist in “Tuck Everlasting” is Winnie Foster; she is a little girl full of spirit. Winnie is a caring person because she saves the life of a toad, she kept the secret of the magic powers of the spring, and she helped Mae escape from jail. Winnie is kind to everything living. Winnie befriends the toad and talks to him as if he is a real person. Near the end of the story Winnie sees that the toad is being attacked by a dog and runs inside to get the bottle of water from the spring, she then pours it over the toad, giving it eternal life and saving him from the dog. “You’re safe. Forever” (), by Winnie saving the toad from the dog, she gives up the opportunity to use the water for herself. She saw the toad’s life as…show more content…
Near the end of the story, Mae Tuck is taken, by the constable, to jail for the crime of killing the man in the yellow suit. Jesse talked to Winnie and told her about their plan of sneaking Mae out of jail and then running away. Winnie insists that she helps and stays up all night waiting for the time to come when she would meet up with the Tucks and save Mae. "Tell your father I want to help. I have to help. If it wasn't for me, there wouldn't have been any trouble in the first place. Tell him I have to" (). This shows that Winnie is a kind person and that she is always willing to help others, even if she could get herself in trouble along the way. Therefore, Winnie is a generous human because she helps Mae get out of jail showing that she put’s others needs in front of her own. Thus, Winnie Foster can be described as a kind person because she saves the life of a toad, using the water that she was given by Jesse, showing she cares about all life and sees everyone as an equal. She also showed kindness when she kept the secret of the spring; she respected the Tucks’ secret and did not take advantage of having knowledge of the spring. Winnie showed generosity when she helped Mae escape from jail, without knowledge of whether she could be punished for her actions. This is why Winnie Foster is a kind
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