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Why does Mae feel so remorseful about what has happened with Winnie Do you think this comforts Winnie to know why or why not?

Why does Mae feel so remorseful about what has happened with Winnie Do you think this comforts Winnie to know why or why not?

Her logical brain is telling her that she has been kidnapped by criminals, but her emotional brain is telling her a different message. She feels safe with the Tucks. She feels as if they care for her. She never feels like she is in danger.

What does Mae do to save Winnie from the stranger?

The constable arrests Mae and puts Winnie on his horse to take her back home. He orders the rest of the Tucks to take the stranger inside and take care of him while the constable gets a doctor. If the stranger dies, Mae will be hanged for murder.

Why does Mae Tuck say the worst is happening at last when she sees Winnie?

“Well, boys,” she said, “here it is. The worst is happening at last.” What Mae Tuck means is that her family’s worst fear has just happened. Somebody else has discovered the spring.

How does Angus Tuck feel about Winnie?

Angus says that seeing Winnie is the best thing that has happened to him in eighteen years. He is thrilled to see a child. Mae explains to Winnie that the Tucks only have each other, and their children Miles and Jesse do not come home often. Ma and Pa Tuck have each other.

Why does Winnie throw stones at the Toad?

Winnie throws stones at the toad because she is feeling frustrated at her parents. In chapter 3 why does Winnie tell the toad she wants to run away? Winnie tells the toad she wants to runaway because she wants her freedom.

What item does Mae never go anywhere without?

Mae Loves People, Not Things She has only one prized possession, ”a little square-shaped object, a music box painted with roses and lilies of the valley. It was the one pretty thing she owned and she never went anywhere without it. ”

Why does MAE go to jail?

Mae Tuck, the mother of the Tuck family, was only trying to help 10-year-old Winnie Foster when she hit the stranger who attempted to take Winnie. When the stranger dies, Mae is arrested and will likely be hanged for murder. Winnie has grown to love the Tucks and can’t let that happen.

What reason did MAE give for hitting the man?

Mae told the constable that she hit the man in the yellow suit because he was taking Winnie against her will.

Why did Winnie not drink the water?

After the Tucks depart, Winnie chooses not to drink the water, as Angus warned her that being immortal is far worse than living a typical life and that she should not fear death.

How did MAE get Winnie to stop crying?

After Winnie begins to cry, Mae flips open the music box, which calms her. Winnie is intrigued because her grandmother has told her that the music came from elves.

Is Angus Tuck a boy or girl?

He’s described as a large man with a sad face and baggy trousers.

Why does Winnie talk to the toad?

Winnie’s words to the toad on page 15 are as follows: “It’d be better if I could be like you, out in the open and making up my own mind.” Winnie is speaking to the toad in an attempt to express her own feelings. She feels trapped by her life, her community, and her family.