External Forces In Sharon Creech's 'Walk Two Moons'

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In the novel walk two moons by Sharon Creech, a 13 year old girl named Sal goes on a journey. There are many external forces that change Sal. A few examples are Sal’s mother leaving, moving to Euclid Ohio, and meeting Phoebe. When Sal’s mother left, Sal didn’t know what to feel right away. She had always relied on her mother to feel sad or happy. Then Sal closed up. She wouldn’t let anyone that wasn’t a friend or family around her. Sal barely even talked to her dad because she was feeling a mix of emotions . Another external force that changed Sal is moving to Euclid. This made Sal close off. Sal stopped talking with her dad. Sal didn't want to leave but was “plucked up like a weed”. From Euclid she started her journey.

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