The Willful Child

English 3

Plot & Theme

The plot of the story is that there was a girl who wouldn't listen to her parents and so God was mad at her and he made her sick. None of the doctors could figure out was wrong with her and she dies. Then after they buried her one of her arms kept coming out of the ground and her mother finally hit it with a rod and then she it never happend again. The theme of the story is that you need to be good or else really bad things could happen like God could make you sick.

Characters & Setting

The setting would be in the older times when God still kind of showed his power and people weren't buried as deep in the ground, and probably a small town. There are only a few characters: God, the rebel girl, and her parents.