Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants

Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants

Do you think that “Friendship” saves the lives of the four friends
(literally or metaphorically) ?

Written by Stephanie Dimitriou

Metaphorically friendship saved the lives of the Sisterhood. The text Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is a story about a group of 4 very close friends- Tibby, Carmen, Lena and Bridget. They share their first summer separate but with the help of the traveling pants, each friend has the support she needs when they go through the hard times. Friendship does save the lives of the friends, the term friendship means the mutual feelings of trust and affection and the behavior that typify relationships between friends. The friendship shown not only through the main characters but the secondary characters as well is definitely full of affection, love and trust; those aspects are strong enough to save anyone emotionally from going astray. Friendship gives the girls in the sisterhood a positive attitude and inspires them to be their best.

Friendship gives the girls in the sisterhood a positive attitude.
Tibby’s friendship with Bailey saves Tibby’s life from continuing in a downward spiral. Tibby hates her life – she hates her friend because their leaving her, she hates her younger siblings because they consume so much of her parents time and she hates working at Wallmans even though she signed herself up there. “I’m dying a slow death at Wallmans.” p70 When Bailey comes into Tibby’s life, Tibby thinks she is annoying and a pest, “How old are you? Ten?” p95 But through Baileys eyes and illness the friendship develops and changes Tibby’s attitude for the better, Tibby learns that, “Happiness didn’t have to be big things… it was about stringing together a bunch of small pleasures.” P 282

Friendship inspires them to be their best.
The friendship Eric shows Bridget inspires her to push herself to the limit and beyond.
Bridget lives for soccer and she spends her summer in Baja, Mexico practicing her soccer skills and playing...

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