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Novel Of Choice: The Bean TreesTheme Statement:The themes that are the main focus of The Bean Trees is the significange of family,community,and the emotional support therein,especially when there is a collective problem they all face.SECONDARY SOURCE WITH THREE CITATIONS:1.As the main character of the book,Taylor goes through major changes throughout the story. She aspires to not make the sae mistakes as other girls in order to protect herself.2.Just like Tayolor,the rest of the charatcers go through theirown changes. Turtle is one of them,as she eventually recovers from her abusive past as she befriends Taylor.3.Lou Ann goes through a change as she acquires her own individual identity and eventually finds a job in order to compensate for her irresponsbie husband.