A Taste Of Watermelon

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This is a brief and vague summary of "A Taste of Watermelon" by Borden Deal. This is a story studied for the IGCSE English Literature course. The pictures were made by me on my computer, i was playing with new functions! Only a bit of fun, not to be taken seriously!

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A Taste Of Watermelon

  1. 1. A Taste of Watermelon By Borden Deal
  2. 2. Characters Mr Wills, Willadean’s father, “ The best farmer in the community” Mrs Wills, Mr Wills’ sick wife, “ She hungered for the taste of that melon," Willadean, The Girl Next Door, “ The boy liked the way she walked,” Freddy Gray and J. D., The greatest watermelon ever seen in the country. A TERRAPIN! “ Terrapins love watermelon.” Other Farmers The boy – he narrates the story. The boys’ father, “ He was a brave man,”
  3. 3. <ul><li>The boy had a crush on Willadean and his friends thought that she liked him too. But they never talked. This was an awkward situation because of her father Mr Wills. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Mr. Wills had raised the biggest watermelon in the country and was guarding his patch with a gun. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Men came from miles around to look at it but Mr. Wills wouldn't let them go into the melon patch. They </li></ul><ul><li>had to stand around the edge. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The boy and his friends were talking and he decided to steal Mr Will’s seed melon. </li></ul><ul><li>(It was a full moon) </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The boys took it back to the creek where they ate the melon. However, it was so big that they had a food fight with the rest. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The next day, Mr Wills freaked when he found that the melon was gone - he destroyed the rest of the watermelon crop. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>He was saving the melon for his sick wife so she could share it with the community to make her feel better. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>When the boy found out, he felt guilty. He collected some of the seeds and asked his Dad to go with him to apologise to Mr Wills. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The boy said &quot;I'll help you plant them, Mr. Wills. I'll work very hard.“ </li></ul><ul><li>To this Mr Wills replied &quot;We can't do anything about this year,&quot; he said. &quot;But we'll grow next year, won't we? We'll grow it together.&quot; </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>He looked past Mr Wills at Willadean, and her eyes were smiling too. He felt his heart give a great thump in his chest. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>The End </li></ul>

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