All throughout Codi's life she has never fit in. Most of this is due to being raised by the very peculiar man, Doc Homer, who is her dad. Codi had to wear very strange things, like special orthopedic shoes, as well as do other things that resulted in her getting picked on. But now that Codi has grown up and moved back to her hometown she is treated very nicely by all the ex-cheerleaders and ex-football players. This is because…...
In Barbara Kingsolver's novel Animal Dreams, the protagonist, Codi Noline, is unable to become self aware until the death of her sister, Hallie. Throughout the novel Codi's dependency on her sister the apparent cause. When Hallie ventures to Nicaragua to show the farmers how to replenish the land Codi returns to the small town of Grace, Arizona to aid her ailing father, Doc Homero. Hallie's departure in combination with Doc Homero's bout with Alzheimer disease allows Codi an opportunity to confront her past and insecurities.…...
''Stop it!' I yelled. My heart was thumping. 'You're killing that bird!'" - Codi Noline, Animal Dreams Those are the words of Codi Noline, a brave heroine with her mind set on rescuing a beautiful but defenseless peacock from horrible torture by a group of demented children on her first day back in her hometown of Grace, Arizona. Much to Codi's chagrin, the bird turns out to be just a pi ata, spilling candy and bright treasures rather than a…...
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Have you ever felt like an outsider? Animal dreams by Barbara Kingsolver is a novel on realism and cultural critique. It describes the importance of family and the environment around the narrator, Codi. Codi is one of the daughters of Doc Homer. She discovers the truth about her family while living with her childhood friend Emelina Domingo’s in Grace, Arizona during the !980’s and refers herself as an awkward outsider. Hallie is Codi’s younger sister who moves to Nicaragua and…...
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