Analysis Of Janette Oke's Love Comes Softly

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Analysis of Janette Oke's Love Comes Softly

The book that I read is called Love Comes Softly by Janette Oke. It is about a woman named Marty who goes out west with her new husband Clem to find their own land so they can start their own life. But while they live there Clem dies and Marty is now a widow. Marty ends up marrying Clark Davis because Clark is also widower. Marty in the end finds true love with Clark.

The main Characters in this book are Marty (Davis), Clark Davis and Missie Davis. Marty is a widow who marries Clark because Clark wants a wife and mother for his child Missie. Clark is the man who marries Marty because he feels that his little girl Missie needs a mother because Clark says that there are just some things that a mother has to teach there daughter that a man can’t. Missie is a girl of five with loads of energy, who acts like a tom girl; she loves the outside and the farm animals. Missie has a hard time accepting Marty as her new mother, because Missie misses her mother who died a few years ago. Therefore Marty and Missie have a very difficult relationship and can’t accept each other for who they are. Marty struggles against the fact that her husband has died and she is now married to another man very quickly, who she really only married because Clark and Marty figured they would good for each other because Missie needed a mother and Marty needed to stay in a place while the winter pasted. Marty soon figures out that love isn’t a blast of fireworks...

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