Bridge to Terabithia

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Bridge to Terabithia by Mind Map: Bridge to Terabithia

1. Imagination

1.1. o Leslie whirled and began to duel the imaginary foe. Then more came rushing upon them and the shouts of the battle rang through Terabithia. (pg 41)

2. Growing up

2.1. “It was up to him to pay back to the world in beauty and caring what Leslie had loaned him in vision and strength. ” (71)

3. Friendship

3.1. Comfort

3.1.1. When they meet vs. when they become friends

3.1.1.1. At first they avoided each other during school hours, but by October they grew careless about their friendship. 24

3.1.2. Leslie won't make him jump the creek

3.1.2.1. I know Leslie. I know she's not going to bite my head off or make fun of me if I say I don't want to go across again till the creek's down. All I gotta do is say "Leslie, I don't want a go over there today." Just like that. Easy as pie. 56

3.2. Escape

3.2.1. Family/Friends

3.2.1.1. Between the two of them They owned the world and no enemy, Gary Fulcher, Wanda Kay Moore, Janice Avery, Jess's own fears and insufficiencies, nor any of the foes whom Leslie imagined attacking Terabithia, could ever really defeat them. 24

3.2.1.2. Judy’s eyes were kind of fuzzed over as she spoke, and her voice sounded as though it were being broadcast from miles away (51)

3.2.1.3. Even his dad would be proud pg 3

3.3. Teachings

3.3.1. Leslie teaches him to be himself

3.3.1.1. Leslie was more than his friend. She was his other, more exciting self - his way to Terabithia and all the worlds beyond. 27

3.3.2. He learned to live for Leslie

3.3.2.1. It was up to him to pay back to the world in beauty and caring what Leslie had loaned him in vision and strength. 71

4. Family

4.1. Even his dad would be proud (thinking about winning the running race, pg 3)

4.2. Judy’s eyes were kind of fuzzed over as she spoke, and her voice sounded as though it were being broadcast from miles away (51)

5. Gender Stereotypes

5.1. “It tells about an unusual hobby - for a girl” (20)