Homework help on the book Skellig by David Almond? Please tell me what this paragraph means... I dreamed that the baby was in the blackbird's nest in Mina's garden. The blackbird fed her on flies and spiders and she got stronger and stronger until she flew out of the tree and over the rooftops and on the garage roof. Mina sat on the back of the wall drawing her. When I went closer, Mina whispered, 'Stay away. You're in danger!' Please help!!!
I think you need to make sense of that paragraph in the context of the story. If it doesn't make sense immediately, it may well be that as the story goes along something will happen that retrospectively gives you a better interpretation of this passage. Then again, it might be one of those enigmatic passages. It may be that five different readers would have five different interpretations of the meaning of this dream. Ultimately, it's up to you to make good sense of it in the light of the events of the story. If you come up with an interpretation that you can defend (assuming you had to), then that's a valid interpretation.
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