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"Simple Gift" speech. The book that I will talk about is The Simple Gift. This book is written by Steven Herrick

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Introduction

Speech The book that I will talk about is The Simple Gift. This book is written by Steven Herrick. Now a little bit about Steven Herrick. He was born in Brisbane in 1958. The way that Steven Herrick writes is not like all the other authors; he mainly writes his books as if he is writing a poem. The Simple gift is a novel that he writes in a poetic form, he makes seem like it is a poem but it also has the same effect as reading a novel. Even though it looks like a poem it is like any other novel which tells a story. ...read more.

Middle

Billy leaves home and lives in a carriage in a different town and gets to know new people. He meets Caitlin in a Mcdonalds store one day and eventually becomes friends with her. He also meets Old Bill at the carriages because he is living in the carriage right next to him. Middle: Towards the middle of the story Billy starts liking Caitlin in a relationship way but he figures that she is a too high standard student than he is and she has a high quality life to him. This doesn't effect her in any way and continues to love him. On the other hand Billy and Old Bill become friends and work good together and eventually they get a job together. ...read more.

Conclusion

Old Bill lives like a hobo even though he has a house. He is the one who helps Billy at the end of the novel. Old Bill drinks a lot of alcohol and smokes every now and then. Old Bill has no family alive because they had died. His daughter died because she fell out of a tree while trying to get her toy. Soon later that year his wife died. These are the two reasons he moved out. Caitlin becomes Billy's girlfriend during the story; she first meets Billy at McDonalds and helps him out through the tough time that he is going through. She helps him by giving him food that is left over from McDonalds. Caitlin also supports Billy with his hardship and helps him clean up the house that Old Bill has given to him. ...read more.

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