The Question and Answer section for The Poisonwood Bible is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Lekuyu owns a pair of shorts with no holes, a red t-shirt, a leather belt, a pink plastic comb, a French grammar book and a machete. (Page 142)
I would say the mother over packing for their trip to Africa and finally making them literally wear their baggage so they can board the plane.
Orleanna explains that a mother is special. She exists within the silences of the rhythms of the day. She shines but only special people can see it. She recalls once she was by the river and had seen the mythic creature. Like the silence and...