Flying Towards The Future
Homeless Bird - Gloria whelan
Koly might only be thirteen, but she's ready to get married. Once an Indian woman is married she will never go back to her parents’ house. She married a sick but handsome young man called Hari. Although Koly was tormented by her Sass, mother in law, but she still liked Hari. Suddenly, Koly’s life became miserable and she got kicked out by her Sass. Koly found herself at a widow’s house and she made a friend, Raji. They soon fall in love and Koly realized that she was not in a bird cage anymore.
Koly - A kind, hardworking, and creative girl. She is a young teen on the brink of coming into her own and totally looking forward to it. Suddenly, she lost the color in her life and trying to find the meaning of life back.
Symbol (Cage Bird)
"I knew that it would be the homeless bird, flying at last to its home." ( Whelan 182)