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Book Review On The Secret Garden English Literature Essay

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Wordcount: 1013 words Published: 1st Jan 2015

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2 .Author: Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett was born in manchester,england,in 1849.when she was sixteen her familie went to the usa ,she went on writing stories for childeren and adults.Little lord Fauntleroy made her famous in 1886. in 1905 had she made an other famous book te little princess.she made the secret garden in 1910 she dies in 1924

3 Who are the main characters?

* Mary Lenox – She was spoiled, and not as beautiful as her mother. she was so spoiled that she did not even know how she would dress her and nothing interested her .maar continues the story has her now how to deal with feelings. and helps she other people.

*Colin – is the son of Mr Craven and is very stubborn but also very scared. He has a big mouth. He wants to see anyone, but when Mary lenox discovered hem they became big buddies.but collin is still jealous. he is very brave and strong. He gets better in the and of the story.

*Martha Sowerby – she is the servant of Mary lenox,and learn her how to dress her self .she is very

generous .she cames out a big family and tolt Mary a lot of story about them. but she tolt Mary also about the garden who’s locket for 10 years.

*Dickon Sowerby – is the brother of Martha. And animals love him.he is very kind and helps mary lenox with the secret garden.

4 Where does the story take place: in the begin the story takes place in India and then Mary moves to some people who had known here parents(also in India). later she moves to Yorkshire,in the north of england because here uncle lives there.

5. Explain the title of the story: The title is about the garden,that the girl Mary find, the garden is a riddle for every body who lived in the house ,nobody now’s where the secret garden is or the key. But Mary finds him after 10 year the garden is found.

6. What do you particularly like and dislike in this book?: What I like about this book is that Mary changes in the story and helped Colin to belief that he don’t have a crooked back. And helpes him to learn walking again. What I didn’t like about this story is that Mary’s parents needed to die before Mary learns how to be here self. And I didn’t like that Mary held the garden as a secret wen she founded him.

7. What is the book about? Write a short summary in about 50 sentences:


Nobody Seemed to care about little Mary,or the didn’t know her. Mary had a thin angry face and thin yellow hair. when the epidemic broke out and every body around Mary died,was she forgotten until they found her and send her to some people who had known here parents. She could not interact with children. That’s why she was send to her uncle in England,whit is crooked back.But her Uncle was never at home. She arrived at a very large old house. It looked dark and very undfriendly from the outside. In the inside Mary looked aroud the big shadowy hall,and it felt very small and lost. She most stay in her room,Because Mr Craven doesn’t want her to wander all over the house. Mary was bored in the big house,so she gosh to see the garden, and started to be friensd with the gardenner and his friend the robbin. Robin was a friendly bird. het friend the gardenner told her the story about the secret garden. Sometimes when Mary was in the house she could here a child crying. But her was told that it was the wind. When mary on a morning was walking to the garden,and the little robin was singing for her she followd him. In then years the only won who was bin in the garden was the little bird.Mary liked her only friend,But she wanted to be friends with Dickon he was the brother of martha,martha is Mary’s servant.Dickon liked animols and animols liked him.The little Robin was slowly flying away and mary followd him. He stopped at a place where a dog had dug a hole un the ground. As mary looked at the hole,she noticed that something was almost burried. She put her hand in it and fallt something and pulled it out. It was a old key. Perhaps it was the key of the secret garden. She could play in it all by herself,and nobody would know she was there.that day she heerd the crying again,but was to taird to look for it. the next the she went playing outside again and playd with the little bird. and sang with him. She walked along the wall and found a door,it was the door of the secret garden,she found him finally.she met Dickon that day when he was siting on a tree and playd a nice song on his flute.she told dickon a few day’s later that she found the garden. He

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wanted to help mary with the garden.a few weeks later she met her uncle with his crooked back. She sayd that mr craven is a very nice man,but he looked very unhappy.a few weeks later she herd the crayng again an she must find what it is.She was wolking in the house and behind a door she herd a very loud crying. Then she met mr craven sun Colin he was very jealous.When mary whent to the garden because he was sick she must have thing he was pitiful.But that’s not what she thing she wanted to help him of his idea that he is sick and gads a crooked back.and that’s

what she did on a day,she took him to outside she brought him to the garden and he wanted to help to. But still he was very jealoius at Dickon because Mary and he where very goodfriends.the gardenner heard some loud loving but it come from over the wall,he start climming and saw Mary,Dickson and Colin. He was going to help at the garden to. Colin was starting to get beter,he was leurning to walk and he was good at it to. nobody was allowed to to know he could wolk. Only Mary and Dickon know he could wolk. At one day his father was thinking off the garden because he was saw a flower. A few days later he was gowing to his home at England to see his little boy. He was afraid he had a crocked back to but when he saw his sun he could not believe his eyes. They found the garden he left efter his

wife died. And his sun wasend sick.


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