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Tuck Everlasting

This category is for questions about the book Tuck Everlasting written by Natalie Babbitt.

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What is a tuck shop?

A tuck shop is a shop that sells sweets and food (crisps, chocolate etc.)

How do you predict the problem in Tuck Everlasting will be resolved?

Well, Winifred, the main character, dies after a long and full (presumably enjoyable) life and the other main character, Jesse Tuck, discovers that fact when he sees her tombstone. That's where the story ends, but hopefully, he got over it.

Where is personification in Tuck Everlasting?

Personification in Tuck Everlasting is a non-living object that has human abilities. So, the sun was just opening its own eye p. 68

What is an acrostic for treegap?

To create an acrostic poem, you need a phrase or sentence for each letter in the word.

T Tuck Everlasting is a story about a family that lives forever.
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What is the 'tuck rule'?

The tuck rule applies when a quarterback starts a throwing motion and then decides not to throw and attempts to 'tuck' the ball back into his body to keep possession. Should the quarterback lose control of the ball while in the tucking motion and the ball hits the ground, the play is considered an incomplete pass as opposed to a fumble.
The tuck rule is defined in Rule 3, Section 21, Article 2, Note 2 of the NFL Official Rules and is defined below:
"When a player is holding the ball to pass it forward, any intentional forward movement of his hand starts a forward pass, even if the player loses possession of the ball as he is attempting to tuck it back toward his body. Also, if the player has tucked the ball into his body and then loses possession, it is a fumble."

What age did Winnie Foster died?

She dies when she is 78 years old. She was born in 1870 and died in 1948 (its in the epilogue of the book on the last page)

What is the last quote in Tuck Everlasting?

"And soon they were rolling on again, leaving Treegap behind, and as they went, the tinkling little melody of a music box drifted out behind them and was lost at last far down the road."

(they=the Tucks)

Is living forever a bless or curse?

If You live forever you will get certain happiness , but more grief. Like when someone in your family dies you have to know it happened because you have to live forever. You'll be broke because you will be too old to work. Its better to die at like 100 and enjoy all the moments in your long , short and glorious life ;)

What can you offer a man?

Kindness, respect, and honesty. That's all that anyone could ask for, and if some guy says that's not enough, he's not a real man and not worth the effort. A real man will offer you kindness, respect and honesty in return. If he doesn't, look elsewhere. There are men out there that have as much to offer as you do!

What suggestion does Jesse give Winnie in Tuck Everlasting?

Jesse wanted Winnie to marry him when she was 17 and he wanted her to drink the water from the spring when she was 17.

In Tuck Everlasting how does Winnie feel about Jesse Tuck?

in the book she thinks he is really cute, and likes him, but probily thinks that he is a little weird because he wants to get married to her when she turn seventeen, but in the movie they are totally in love, they kiss and lay next to each other and at the end of the movie when they are leaving Jesse yell " Winnie foster i will love you till the day i die" and i always cry during that part because he will never die and she doesn't drink the water from the spring and then dies and breaks his heart and he will always love her and it took him so long to find a girl like Winnie to love and then she goes and breaks his heart i blame tuck because he told her that she shouldn't drink the water and he put all those bad thoughts into her head and that caused her to not drink the water.

Why did the man in the yellow suit want the woods?

He wanted to drink from the spring so he could be immortal.

When mr tuck takes Winnie rowing what dose he talk about?

It tells her how important the secret is and how he doesn't want the secret of the spring to get out.