﻿A Broken Wing
What is it like to be free? Bobbie Ann Mason, the author of “Shiloh” puts Norma
Jean Moffitt through different tests in her life before she can find her freedom. Mason
introduces us to a character who yearns to be free from her husband and mother.
Throughout Norma Jean’s life she has dealt with many difficult and trying times that
sometimes may not make sense to her and finally this thirty-four-year-old
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and mother Mabel hold her back. Norma is tired of living a sheltered and
overprotective life and no one can see that fact. However, she always keeps an eye on the
sky. When Norma does finally get the strength she needs and her emotional wounds are
healed she leaves Leroy and Mabel with a broken wing but strong heart and takes off into
a new world of freedom where she can carry out her dreams.