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the scarecrows

Choose a novel which you think has a definite turning point or decisive moment. Explain briefly what happens at the moment and go on to explain why it is so important to the rest of the novel

The Scarecrows

The novel “The Scarecrows” by Robert Westall is a fascinating character study of a boy named Simon. This work has a definite turning point that is important to both the understanding of the main character and of the destruction of the mill and scarecrows.
This turning point occurs towards the end of the book, soon after Simon’s friend Tris arrives for a visit. Simon’s psychological problems peak and give the book a dramatic, powerful ending.
However, in order to clearly understand this turning point, its important to understand the main character (Simon Wood) and certain points of the book’s plot. Simon is the central character in the book, and the catalyst for the dramatic events at the work’s conclusion.
Simon is a very ...

Posted by: Kelly G Hess

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