The Secret Life of Bees Assignment.docx - THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Adbel Jimenez Lopez Period 5 [email protected] Dillon\u2019s Class CHAPTER 1 Title \u201cThe Cry of a

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THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Adbel Jimenez Lopez Period 5 // CRHS @Ms. Dillon’s Class 9/4/2019
CHAPTER 1 Title: “The Cry of a Young Woman’s Hidden Past” Quote: “The queen, for the most part, is the unifying force of the community; if the is removed from the hive, the workers very quickly sense her absence. After a few hours, or even less, they show unmistakable sing of queenlessness.” - Man and Insects The quote refers to the effect of the absence of Lili’s mother in Lili’s inside, as well as the influence it had on her environment and external life. Chapter 1 introduces us all the suffering that Lili has with T-Ray and her desire to know more about her mother, which led the deepest hole full of emptiness in her heart, and as that hole became deeper, her thirst to know the truth grew bigger and bigger. CHAPTER 2 Title: “We Need to Let Go in Order to Seek the Truth.” Quote: “On leaving the old nest, the swarm normally flies only a few meters and settles. Scout bees look for a suitable place to start a new colony. Eventually, one location wins favor and the whole swarm takes to the air.” – Bees of the World. The quote refers to the journey that Rosaleen and Lili started, and their escape of their “old nest,” or their lives as illustrated in the quote; the “new colony” is also a symbolic picture that represents a new life that’s going to start for them. Rosaleen and Lili get in the prison and Lili, when she got picked up by her father, heard that she was the one that killed her mother; as the story advances and her rage, anger and sadness mingle and grow, she decides to leave the house and escape with Rosaleen, who is in the hospital by this time, in search of the truth.
CHAPTER 3 Title: “Following the Hints: The Black Mary Picture & the Honey Jar” Quote: “New beekeepers are told that the way to find the elusive queen is by first locating her circle of attendants.” - The Queen Must Die: And Other Affairs of Bees and Man. In order to find the truth about her mother, she first must locate the people that knew her; this is what the quote says in other words. In Chapter 3, Lili sees the picture of the black Mary, the same one from her mother, in a honey jar and asks who and

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