Penny and Primrose were both very different in their looks. Penny was thinner, taller and dark-skin complexion …show more content…
They both were sent on a train with other children. They both hoped to be adopted out to the same family. Makes me wonder why they would think they wanted adopted when they both had families still alive. Makes me think that maybe the two girls don’t think they have a home anymore since they were sent away from their home.
Penny and Primrose had the same fears about of being teased and going to the bathroom at night. While they were in the forest, they both could smell the creature and felt the fear from the creature. Both little girls heard the same sounds the monster made throughout the forest.
Before the two girls entered the forest, they encountered a small child, a little girl named Alys. The narrator describes this little girl; she was extraordinarily pretty, pink and white, with large pale-blue eyes, and sparse little golden curls all over her head and neck. (Byatt 305). Aly’s tries to go with the two older girls several times. Did Byatt use Aly’s as something that is good even in war time? The two girls told Aly’s she would get lost; the author states Aly’s has an engaging smile, made for loving parents and grandparents (Byatt 305). Byatt might lead you to believe that the two girls Penny and Primrose are not as innocent as this small little girl named