|Whirligig - persuasive essay
Do you think it’s possible to have a positive outcome after accidentally killing someone? It can happen, and this book shows you how. The message that the author sends is important, and the story is laid out in a unique way that makes it interesting to read.
After being humiliated at a party, 16-year-old Brent drives away intoxicated and makes the last minute decision to kill himself. Letting go of the wheel on a busy highway, he ends up killing someone else. The victim is another 16-year-old female named Lea. Her mother asks nothing else but for Brent to put up 4 whirligigs, one in each corner of the United States. Being that they were Lea’s favorite toys when she was younger, their purpose is to serve as monuments representing Lea’s ability to make people smile. With plywood, tools, a construction manual, and a bus pass, Brent sets out to build the whirligigs. In each of the 4 states, someone crosses the path of these monum...