Themes for the Book Peeling the Onion
There were many themes to this book. However the most important themes were Dreams, Friendship, and Family. In the book, there were many special relationships with Anna and her friends, difficulty times finding her dreams and her family bonds.
Theme #1- "Don't be a Eeyore be a Tigger"-Mr.Schmidt
This quote is very relatable to Anna. After the car crash Anna doubted herself and gave up on her dreams and she knew people would judge her, and laugh at her. In that moment of time she was an Eeyore. Eeyores are people he give up their dreams and have no hope. Eeyores think all bad things happen for reasons and are constantly depressed. Later on in the book, when Anna meets Luke, Anna realizes there's no point in moping around. Anna is now a Tigger. She now knows that life is worth more than just being sad all the time. Yeah, the crash caused her to lose some basic abilities but, that doesn't mean to give up your dreams. Anna knows that people can think what they want to think about her, but Anna won't care. Just remember that don't let someone or something crush your dreams ever.
Theme #2- Friendship
This is a very important theme, since Anna wouldn't have changed without her friends. Anna had two true friends, which is Luke and Jenny. Anna would have been struggling without them because she wouldn't have anyone to talk to about her feelings. Friendship played a huge role in this book since, there were strong bonds between Anna and her two close friends. In fact, not only Luke and Jenny were helping, but Anna was helping them with their problems.
Theme #3- Family
Have you ever been on the edge of losing your family? Well, Anna knows about this way to much. Even though her family loves her and wants to help, Anna is pushing them farther and farther away. Will she accept her family for helping her and move on her life? Well, she may not have remembered her family members like in the past but she still need them to help her fight her troubles and disabilities.