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How did Winnie feel about all that had happened?
How did Winnie feel about all that happened? How had Winnie changed since the beginning of the book? She was stronger, happier, and the children respected her for what she did.
What happened in chapter 25 of Tuck Everlasting?
Chapter 25 is the last chapter in Tuck Everlasting. In this chapter, the reader learns what happens after Winnie helps Mae Tuck escape from jail and how Winnie uses the magic water that Jesse gave her.
What happens in Chapter 24 and 25 of Tuck Everlasting?
Winnie hugs and kisses each of the Tucks, finishing with Jesse. Jesse tells her to not forget them. Miles helps Winnie get back inside the jail cell, and she watches from within as he replaces the window. A huge rainstorm settles in, and when Winnie peeks out the window, there’s no sign of any of the Tucks.
What has happened to Winnie at the end of the story?
At the end of Natalie Babbitt’s book Tuck Everlasting, Winnie has been dead for two years, having died an old woman at the age of 78. Her age at her death matters greatly to the plot of the book. When Winnie was eleven she met a family with the last name of Tuck.
Why did Winnie not drink the water?
One reason Winnie decides not to drink the water is because she wants to experience life at other ages than only ten years old, the age at which she first meets the Tucks. When a person drinks the water, they are frozen at that age for eternity.
Why did Mae hit the man in the yellow suit with the shotgun?
Mae hit the man in the yellow suit in the head with the shotgun. The man in the yellow suit is looking for the spring that made the Tucks immortal. He heard the story passed down through his family, and he believes it. When he hears the music box in the woods, he is convinced that it is real.
How did Winnie save Mae Tuck?
Lesson Summary In this lesson, we learned that during the end of Tuck Everlasting, Winnie tells what happens the night she helps Mae Tuck escape from jail. Soon, she sees the toad reappear, and in an effort to save it from being attacked by a dog, she sprinkles the water Jesse gave her on the toad.
Why does the author put the stranger in a yellow suit?
The stranger is the man in the yellow suit. He tells Winnie in Chapter Four that he is looking for a family. All that the man in the yellow suit knows is the story that his grandmother told him. That story was about a family that supposedly had the ability to live forever.
What is the last thing Jesse says to Winnie?
It takes two pulls, but the storm protects him. They pull chubby Mae through with some effort and then, one by one they kiss her and Winnie wonders if it’s rain on their faces or tears. Jesse is the last to bid her good-bye and whispers as he pulls away from their hug a single word, “Remember!”
Why won’t Jesse let Winnie drink from the spring?
Jesse does not want Winnie to drink from the spring because she will become immortal. Winnie accidentally sees Jesse drink from the special spring in the woods outside her family’s house. She just thinks it is an ordinary spring. She has never seen Jesse before and does not understand what she is seeing.
Does Winnie want to live forever?
Tuck uses the metaphor of a wheel to explain the concept of living forever to Winnie. Although the idea of living forever sounds great, Tuck feels that life is passing them by. He explains to Winnie that while she may not want to die, dying is a part of life.
What was the biggest reason they didn’t want Mae sent to the gallows?
Winnie realized that Mae could never go to the gallows because she couldn’t die and then their secret would be exposed. What did Winnie’s grandmother say was the reason for her disappearing? Winnie’s grandmother blamed Winnie’s disappearance on the Elves.