Walk Two Moon Themes

1259 Words6 Pages
An unknown person once said, “ One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go. Whether it’s guilt, anger, love, loss, or betrayal. Change is never easy. We fight to hold on and we fight to let go.” This is incredibly shown on multiple occasions throughout the book Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech. The characters go through loss, love, betrayal, and hate. They learn to let go. However this is not the only theme within the story. In the story Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech, there are three main themes that the plot, subplot, conflict, and the characters show.
To begin with, one of the three most significant themes within this story is Even the best of us fall apart sometimes. Sal’s father acts as if everything is normal, but Sal knows he is in pain. Her father
…show more content…
One of the reasons Sal’s mom left was because Sal’s father is such a good man. Sal is an amazing girl. She is a good student, a great friend, a loving daughter and granddaughter. But she, like her father, does not understand why her mother left. She is hurt and confused as to why her mother would do that. Because of this she has trouble coming to terms with her mother’s death. Sal’s father says, “But for now,’ he said, ‘we have to leave because your mother is haunting me day and night. She’s in the fields, the air, the barn, the walls, the trees,” (pg 104). This man just lost his wife and he is an amazing man. He always brings gifts for people, just to see them smile. In the past, when Sal’s mom left he continued being a great man. He would leave gifts for Sal’s mother in her room. When he found out about Sal’s mother being dead, he fell apart. He was a Hiddle. As Sal’s mother puts it, the best of the best. He is the best, although he is devastated that Sal’s mom left. He is so broken, Sal’s mother haunted her father. Sal says, “When Gram and Gramps Hiddle and
Open Document