"When a thing happens it begins to live and keeps on living and stands solid in Time like the tree that you can walk around."(1057). This excerpt from the nine year old character in Blackberry Winter, by Robert Penn Warren, is from the first page, but does not come into true meaning for the reader until the end. Everyone has a moment in their life when they "awake", and experience the world around them in
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eyes of Seth. That light which guided him to strength that he needed to survive in the tragedies ahead of him with the death of his parents. Learning that all things must come to an end, and that there is a different light to every situation, he moves on ahead, like the stranger he met 35 years ago. For all things are not what they seem and appear, but will be revealed in the different light.