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The Accidental Tourist

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1: Traveling around world! | Hi everyone! I am Junying Zhuang (Bonnie) who come from RWG 6D

3: The Accidental Tourist | Author: Anne Tyler Year: 1988

4: The title of this novel is " The Accidental Tourist". It was written by Anne Tyler in 1985.

5: Summary | In the novel" The Accidental Tourist" Anne Tyler (1985) talked about Macon Leary, a writer of travel guides, and had a happy family before. However, a unlucky event happened on him, his son Ethan, who has been killed, and his wife move out the family. As well as, Macon becomes incapacitated due to a fall, and move to live with his sister and brothers. | This novel totally has 12 chapters.

6: During that period, Macon become lonely,and didn't do anything until the publisher came to visit and told something to him. Then marry with his sister, rose. But afterward, Macon met a girl, Muriel who train his dog and change his life. | She help Macon thought out the lonely, and help him to learn how to relax himself, become a real man in the life, and don't afraid any trouble again. It make Macon fall in love with her, and want to live together. | Continuous

7: But Macon's wife want to reconcile because she knew about the relationship with his husband and Muriel. It due to Macon should make a difficult decision finally.

8: Main Characters | Macon Leary---- leading character in novel Sarah Leary----Macon's wife Ethan Leary, Macon's son Edward----The dog Muriel Pratchett---A dog trainer,

9: Describe | Macon Leary: He is a kind man, although he met some trouble in his life before, he thought the life is unfair to him. But he didn't do anything in wrong way. Likewise, he can find the method to begin his new life finally. So I appreciate his spirit, and he is my favorite character.

10: Sarah Leary: She is a woman whose Macon's wife, and she was afraid living in a lonely life, and didn't have responsibility to her family. Once she know her husband in the low emotion, she left him and didn't give a hand to help him spend that time. However, when she knew his husband bestirred himself again, she wanted to come back her family.Thus, I don't like her, because her behavior is immorality, and it was not worth learning.

11: Alternative Ending | Macon realize which life for him want to look forward, and he decide to divorced from his wife. After that, he found the real meaning of life. He thought that he should began the new life with Muriel who a common girl, but help him found the whole shoot again, and care about him every time. They had a happy and fortunate family, and he thank for Muriel giving him a new chance to change his life. Finally, Macon became a famous traveler and writer, published lots of novel in America.

12: Reference |,r:14,s:0&biw=971&bih=646,r:0,s:0&tx=86&ty=70&biw=971&bih=646



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