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McGinty draws an interesting comparison, including a possible influence, between the Jody Baxter character of The Yearling and the character Jess Aarons. Jesse has an unspoken infatuation with his music teacher, Miss Edmunds, which is terabitthia reason why Jesse does not invite Leslie to the museum with him and Miss Edmunds.

Leslie’s parents are portrayed as being carefree and relaxed, but criticized for their hippie lifestyle and dress.

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Jesse is shocked but loves the present. Bridge to Terabithia Movie Tie-in Edition. There’s a rumor going around that the beautiful girl arriving today might be the queen they’ve been waiting for.

Knowing that Jesse loves drawing, Leslie gives him an art set for his birthday. As a sanctuary from the burdens faced in reality, Leslie and Jesse decide to design an imaginary puenge kingdom that they call Terabithia, over which they reign as king and queen. Leslie Burke is also the title of a song by Austin, Texas pop band The Sour Notesinspired by Leslie’s rope swing accident while entering Terabithia.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The last sentence of the novel,”Shhh, yes. When asked, “What did you like about it and what did you see in Leslie that you related to? He also has a crush on Miss Edmunds played by Zooey Deschanel [4]. They frequently rely on the comforts of Terabithia to escape from daily life, adopting a puppy named Prince Terrien abbreviated as P.


Webarchive template wayback links. At the conclusion of the story, Jesse accepts Leslie’s death and builds the bridge of Terabithia, making his sister May Belle the new princess. In the movie, Leslie’s clothes were outrageous and colorful, primarily because of the time alteration between the novel and film. He says, “This must have cost a fortune She also has on armwarmers. Jesse then comes to realize how much he cared for her and that he really did love her, after which he blames himself for her death due to not inviting her to go to the museum with him.

They craft a small wooden shelter in which to hide when visiting this refuge accessed by a rope swing hanging over a creek. He subsequently vents his anger on those around him, which everyone tries to make him forget but only brings him more frustration. He is the middle child. Her family had relocated to Lark Creek during summertime at the start of the book, but after starting school she is socially ostracized for her utter tomboyishness, nonconformism to certain standards, and eccentricities.

Anexo:Personajes de Un puente hacia Terabithia

Joel Chaston and M. Although the bond between Jesse and Leslie intensifies over time, Leslie dies after the rope swing she and Jesse use to access Terabithia snaps and she drowns in the creek. Jesse Oliver Aarons, Jr.

Knowing how to portray Leslie’s cleverness and uniqueness as inadvertent, incidental, or even unconscious, Robb plays perfectly the exact kind of girl who could always beat all of the boys at sports — and they would still love her for it. Leslie Burke was a fictional character in the award-winning book and movies titled Bridge to Terabithia. In the movie, this same role was portrayed by actress AnnaSophia Robb. He is based on her son. Views Read Edit View history. This leaves her family and only friend devastated, leading to the Burke family’s decision to relocate to their former residence prior to Lark Creek.


Characters in fantasy literature Fantasy film characters Characters in children’s literature. In the wake of Leslie’s passing, her father reveals to Jesse that Leslie loved him, and that he was the best friend she ever had.

Julian Coutts film Josh Hutcherson film.

Debbie Elliott reports that “Katherine Paterson was inspired to write The Bridge to Terabithia after her son’s childhood friend Lisa Hill was struck and killed by lightning.

Julie Beaulieu film AnnaSophia Robb film. Sarah Smedman, Bridges for the Young: This is a list of characters that appear in the children’s novel Bridge to Terabithiaand the telefilm and film adaption.

We cross the bridge to tell you what’s on the other sideIGN June 13, When she’s onscreen, there’s a special feeling. He also falls in love with her the last time he sees her, though it could be argued that seeing her wave goodbye to him from afar, Jessie has a terabitjia foreshadowing of her death.