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Cold Sassy Tree Essay

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Cold Sassy Tree takes place in Cold Sassy, Georgia in 1906. This book is written in first person and told by the protagonist. The mood that is set for the book is very light hearted but in some parts, serious.The protagonist of this book is a fourteen year old boy named Will Tweedy. Will is a very adventurous boy who like most fourteen year olds, always gets into trouble. The antagonist of the story is Miss Love Simpson. Love Simpson is a woman from Maryland who has recently moved to Cold Sassy. Every man in the town is interested in Miss Simpson but she marries E. Rucker Blakeslee, proprietor of the town's general store and barely a three week widower, a man twice her age.There are several secondary characters of importance to the story. E. Rucker Blakeslee is Will Tweedy's 59 year old grandpa. He marries a woman half his age and makes a small ordinary town come to life. Mary Willis and her husband are Will Tweedy's parents. Mary Willis is very hesitant about accepting Love into the family but her husband sees nothing wrong with Love and thinks that it is great that Rucker has found "love" again. Loma, Mary Willis's sister, and Campbell Williams, Loma's husband, have the same feelings as Mary Willis and her husband about the situation. Another secondary character would be the girl who goes to the school with Will Tweedy, Lightfoot McLendon. The only thing wrong with Lightfoot is that she is a mill girl and no boy or girl that lived in the town was to even talk to mill children. Loomis and Queenie are the last...

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