While missy is on the road her car gives up on her

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While Missy is on the road her car gives up on her and she gets a jump start from a guy name Bod Two Two, as she is running Bob Two Two’s little jump start she decides she needs some coffee. Missy arrives at a Diner gets her coffee. She then tries to get whatever she can for less than a dollar. After she gets a burger, she leaves into her car and a women approaches her. The lady places a baby in the passenger and leaves. Missy does not know what to do but she decides to try and go to a motel to settle down. She arrives at a motel hoping they will let her and the baby stay and rest. In return she will work, such a cleaning rooms. Missy is able to get a room and she then decides that the baby needs a little clean so she runs a little bath for the baby. As she is clean and caring for the baby she notices that the baby has some large bruises. Old and new bruises. Relationships:Missy vs. BabyMissy does not know what to do with the child. Now that Missy Though it may seem she will be taking the baby on the road with her. Missy vs. WorldMissy stated she thought she could imagine all the ugly things one could do to another. Though she never thought those ugly things would occur to a young child. Discovering thebruises on Turtle, Missy realizes that anythingugly can happen to anyone regardless of their age.Literary Device #1 Simile:
Khamfong 3"You're like a mud turtle" (23) Missy is comparing Turtle's grip to a mud turtle, because when a mud turtle grabs on to something it does not let go even when you try to pry it off. And when Turtle grabbed on Missy's finger, shirt or her hair she does not want to let go just like a mud turtle.Literary Device #2 Diction:Kingsolver uses words such as “ugly” and “misery” to set the mood of the book. It is a shame someone would hurt a baby girl, someone would leave bruises on a child. The diction makes the mood sad and dark. Message:Missy is learning more about the baby and discovering why the lady would just leave thebaby with her. The lady could have wanted to save the child from the person whom was hurting her. Journal Entry 2Page numbers: 24-28Quote:Analysis:"As she was getting ready for bed she caught sight of herself in the mirror and thought she looked disgusting and pornographic in her nightgown and panty hose and shoes, like someone who would work at Fanny Heaven. Though of course they wouldn't have pregnant women there. Still, the thought upsether... In her other ear, pressed against the pillow. She could hear the blood pumping all the way down her feet. It sounded something like the ocean, which she had seen once with Angle in Mexico. The baby nudged and poked at her with what felt like fingers, but must be tiny elbows or feet. She thought about the baby playing in waves of here blood, on the smooth, dark beach of her insides” (33).

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