© 2015 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Tuck Everlasting

Tuck Everlasting

  

by Natalie Babbitt

Tuck Everlasting Life, Consciousness, and Existence Quotes

How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)

Quote #10

Winnie blocked the picture from her mind, the horror that would prove the secret. Instead, she turned her thoughts to Jesse. When she was seventeen—would she? If it was true, would she? And if she did, would she be sorry afterwards? Tuck had said, "It's something you don't find out how you feel until afterwards." (23.9)

Winnie is definitely keeping her mind open to all sorts of possibilities. But she always comes back to the consequences (smart girl). We don't know about you, but consequences always give us second thoughts.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement