In The Bean Trees the characters had a lot of family problems but they didn’t let these problems get in the way of their children and their friends helped them get through their problems.
“You’ve decided to take Angel back? Or go up there and live in his yurdle or what-ever? Angel? Heck no, not if you payed me” (Pg.307, Ch.17). This supports my thesis statement because it shows that Lou Ann is willing to give up Angel for Taylor because she does not want Angel to cause anymore problems.
In Ch.16, Estevan and Esperanza pretend to be Turtle's mother and father so that Taylor could adopt Turtle (Ch.16). This supports my thesis statement because it shows that Esperanza and Estevan did this because their friends