Legend of the black angel (misconceptions (Lottie was telling Link about…
Legend of the black angel
Lottie was telling Link about all the different theories of how and why the black angel is black.
"BUT!" she almost shouted, making everybody, even Mellecker, jump. "if you don't believe me, you should come out here at midnight tonight and see for yourself. Climb up on the pedestal and give that angel a big-fat-whet-kiss right on her lips. If you're dead tomorrow morning, we'll all know the legends are true." (pg # 33 chapter 3)
the artical allso has misconceptions on how the black angel turned black
There are also a few stories that blame
the black color on infidelity. pg #3 second paragraph.
main and supporting ideas
The main idea of the article is to inform the reader on the real facts of the black angel.
He was then buried in the east half of Lot #4 in Block #9 of the Oakland Cemetery, and Teresa had a tree
stump monument erected on his grave.
the main idea of the book is to s show that even tho you have troubling times in your life, you can persevere through anything.
I squeezed in between them and laughed as I laid my hand next to theirs, soaking up the the warmth of the bronze in the sun.
point of view/ bias
bias is like saying i think, or i believe. the book here lies Linc says some i think, or i believe.
I could see the in his jaw tighten as he answered, "Oh, I think I know him pretty well. How 'bout you let me be responsible for this one?"
In the article the author had a lot of her/his own opinions.
One of the most bizarre explanations
for the Angels blackness is that a preachers
son is buried One of the most bizarre explanations beneath the Angel, and it turned black because the preacher had murdered his son.
Teresa conflicted that the angel monument did not meet her requirements.
she refused to pay the 5,000 because it did not meet her specification to include a replica of her son's tree stump monument in the angel monument, but she eventually lost the case.
Lottie was conflicting that they they should not look at the black angel.
"visitors from all over just flock to the black angel, thrilled by the all those legends-about why the statue turned black and what happens if you touch her under the moon light. nonsense! all that sort of ghost story mambo jumbo prevents us from understanding the real stories these grave stones have to tell."