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for The Diary of Opal Whiteley
|to appreciate; likes
"The old gray horse has appreciations for Opal's petting and the garland she made for him."
|Paragraph 48: Example|
|a mound of dirt
"I saw a toad sitting on a clod next to the creek."
|Paragraph 32: Example|
a small bucket or pail used to carry school lunches or water.
"My lard-pail was full of good food today."
|More About: lard-pails|
|The mamma is Opal's mother, Elizabeth Scott Whiteley ( b. 1874 - d. 1917).
Opal has a difficult time with her mother. While trying to be helpful, Opal often does things which make her mother angry.
In addition, Opal believes that her "Angel Mother," rather than Elizabeth Whiteley is her real mother.
|Picture: Elizabether Whiteley
Picture: Mr and Mrs. Whiteley
Scene 15: Helping with Chores
Scene 30: Getting the Millers Brand out of the Flour-Sack
Scene 104: Tied to the woodshed corner
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