stand her silent presence at home' (P.5). Her only spoken words, Ive got so much to tell you. At the start Marina only saw the contrast between herself and her peers; Marinas Prep desk. Also, Marina's mother doesn't like having a daughter who doesn't talk. I drew lots of stripes, which werent stripes at all, but were bars, prison bars. She begins in a tone harsh and cold.
When Marina starts school, she is given (along with the rest of the class) a journal to write in each night as homework. Other beds are covered by doonas that girls have bought from home.
Marina is then allowed to return to school. Her interaction with Anna conveys her fascination at the young girls blissful, childhood ignorance. This" demonstrates that the Lindells are kind and loving to their visitors and guests and make them feel like there at home. It is very plain, brown, with three shelves facing her, for books. This is done through the main character Marina and shows how the relationships she has with different characters in the novel bring about changes in her. So, much, to, tell, you is rich in techniques that are used effectively to convey the idea of Marinas struggle, and journey towards mental wholeness. Marina is a 14yr old girl, and not surprisingly the main character in John Marsdens ' So much to tell you '. Mr Lindell then comes to the hospital to talk with the doctors. For example a character who is a tall and beautiful girl named Lisa with many friends, Marina discovers hides in a tree watching the other girls go off for weekends with their families; she may appear happy on the outside but obviously wishes she was. However Marina feels her Mother has placed her in Warrington so she can continue her own life with her new husband and not have to spend time worrying about her daughters mental state. So Much to Tell You. This leads to her having a resultant lack of spiritual wholeness, which she continually struggles with to heal.