Posts tagged Elizabeth George Speare
Foreshadowing and the Judgment of Christ in The Bronze Bow

The climactic moment of the children's classic, The Bronze Bow, is a simple smile. As I was preparing to teach this work to a room full of eager Junior High students, I was refreshed by Elizabeth George Speare's elegant style and careful attention to detail. Master that she was, she brought her novel to a perfect crescendo, using all her considerable literary tools to highlight one shining moment of turning: the climax!...

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