Adeline, is being sent away to a boarding school. Before Adeline was sent away, her and her siblings were treated very badly. They were treated badly by their stepmother because she limited them to how much food they can have, and she would also, punish them more than her own children.
In Adeline's new school, there is a day where the students parents, etc can visit them. On that day ( Sunday), Adeline never gets visitors, when the students get visitors they usually bring things like foods. Every morning the parents of the students bring them eggs. One day, one of Adeline's classmates felt bad for her and made a arrangement for Adeline to receive an egg.
On Sundays Adeline spends her free time in the library. Adeline stays in the library because on Sundays its visitor day. Adeline never gets visitors,so she prefers staying in the library. This is considered Man vs. Society because she is all alone. Adeline has no one so she has to fight vs society
Adeline, was the only person in her school that did not have modern clothes. Instead Adeline had a old brown dress with tennis shoes. Adeline's classmates all wore very modern clothes. The classmates would get the clothes when they had visitors. In the book Adeline tells the readers that every sunday her classmates wear really fancy and modern clothes.
One day, Adeline was outside playing basketball with her friends when she was called by one of the teachers. The teachers message was that Adeline grandfather had died and that she was going to go with her father to the funeral. When Adeline saw her father she was amazed and surprised that someone has picked her up. After the funeral, Adeline's father took her to her house, she stayed there for around 1 week then it was time for Adeline to go back to school.
Yes, we are going to your grandfather funeral
Father, is here to pick me up?
Adeline now knows that she has someone that care for her, her father. Even though Adeline has not had visitors in 2 years, she now knows that she is loved