Unconditional Love In Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree

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People that love each other unconditionally always provide support and love for that person. In The Giving Tree Shel Silverstein uses the relationship between a tree and a boy to demonstrate unconditional love.
As a young boy the tree gives the boy apples to eat and gives him shade to lay under. The boy also has a place to play; ¨Come boy, swing on my branches.” Tree gives the boy his branches so he could build a house. Tree trunk to build boat because the boy wanted to travel.
When the boy was young the tree would feed the boy apples and let the boy climb up the trunk and when the boy was tired he would lie in the shade and when the boy was older the tree gave the boy all the apples for him to sell so the boy could have money and have fun
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