Foreshadowing and the Judgment of Christ in The Bronze Bow

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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