"The year 1834 hadn't begun well, but by spring things were looking up"(90).
Signpost: Numbers and Stats
Signpost: Quoted words
"'Very disagreeable, and took a very great dislike to him'"(95).
"'She was forty years old, and she wanted a new life. Her stepchildren no longer needed her care. Her husband was intolerable.'"(107).
This number is important because this was the year that people realized what happened and they started sending her presents like china plates and a lot of other stuff from people because they appreciated that she stood up for the blacks and didn't give up on them.
Word Gap: Misgiving
These words were quoted because they are telling us on how much prudence dislikes her minister and doesn´t agree with the way he does things.
Summary: The important Thing
1. To succeed give more effort. 2. Do what you think is right even if others disagree with you. 3. work hard to succeed. But the most important thing is keep fighting and try your hardest for things you believe in.
How will Prudence keep her life going by herself on her farm?
Fighting on her own, she left her husband to go start a life by herself with a farm. And that shows she is a very independent women. If she given up at this point then she would died.
Book Club Questions
Definition: a feeling of doubt or apprehension about the outcome or consequencesSentence: Prudence, however, didn't seem concerened about her friends misgiving. Technical Term: No
Why would Prudence leave her husband to start a farm by herself?