Free Study Guide for The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd|
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Protagonist: Lily Owens
Antagonist: T. Ray Owens
Point of View: First-person, limited
Exposition: Chapter 1, where we learn that Lily’s mother died
mysteriously when she was very young and that Lily lives a miserable existence
with her cruel father, T. Ray
Climax: When Lily confronts T. Ray at the Boatwright house
Outcome: Lily rids her life of the toxic T. Ray and lives permanently
with August and Rosaleen
Major Theme: Secret Lives
Carouse-to act boisterously
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