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Leslie is depicted as being tomboyish, kind, sweet, friendly, free-spirited, cheerful, daring, strong, intelligent, athletic, and clever, gifted with imagination, creativity, and swiftness, claiming the position of the fastest racer in the fifth grade, a title normally intended for boys, to the irritation of Jesse. He is based on her son. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

She also has on armwarmers. They frequently rely on the comforts of Terabithia to escape from daily life, adopting a puppy named Prince Terrien abbreviated as P. It comes to being Christmas time, and Jesse gets Leslie a puppy named P. McGinty draws an interesting comparison, including a possible influence, between the Jody Baxter character of The Yearling and the character Jess Aarons.

He also has a crush on Miss Edmunds played by Zooey Deschanel [4]. 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 sudden foreshadowing of her death.

List of Bridge to Terabithia characters – Wikipedia

Characters in fantasy literature Fantasy film characters Characters in children’s literature. When asked, “What did you like about it and what did you see in Leslie that you related to? They permit their daughter to address them by their given names and demonstrate great creativity when redecorating their home, but abstain from television.


Leslie Burke was a fictional character in the award-winning book and movies titled Bridge to Terabithia. 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. He subsequently vents his anger on those around him, which everyone tries to make him forget but only brings him more frustration.

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. Sarah Smedman refer to Leslie as “a modern version of Mary Lennox.

Although the bond between Jesse and Leslie intensifies over time, Leslie dies after the paterspn swing she and Jesse use to access Terabithia snaps and she drowns in the creek. 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 — kwtherine they would still love her for it. At the conclusion of the story, Jesse accepts Uacia death and builds the bridge of Terabithia, making his sister May Belle the new princess.

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. Julian Coutts film Josh Hutcherson film. Leslie gives Jesse his present: This leaves her family and only friend devastated, leading to terabirhia Burke family’s decision to relocate to their former residence prior to Lark Creek. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

When she’s onscreen, there’s a special feeling. In the movie, Leslie’s clothes were outrageous and colorful, primarily because of the time alteration between the novel and film. Like the book, the film revolves around the dramatic focus of Jesse’s relationship with Leslie Burke played by AnnaSophia Robb. In the movie, this same role was portrayed by actress AnnaSophia Robb.


This is a list of characters that appear in the children’s novel Bridge to Terabithiaand the telefilm and film adaption. Regarding the performance, Bill Warren notes that the “kid actors are exceptionally good, particularly Josh Hutcherson Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson.

Sarah Smedman, Bridges for the Young: Julie Beaulieu film AnnaSophia Robb film.

Jesse Oliver Aarons, Jr. Webarchive template wayback links. As a sanctuary from the burdens faced in reality, Leslie and Jesse decide to design an imaginary fantasy kingdom that they call Terabithia, over which they reign as king and queen. However, she soon gains the friendship of Jesse Aarons and, later, that of the bully Janice Avery, after learning of the girl’s abused background. This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

He is the middle child. She is based on Lisa Hill. Joel Chaston and M. They craft a small wooden shelter in which to hide terbithia visiting this refuge accessed by a rope swing hanging over a creek.

Anexo:Personajes de Un puente hacia Terabithia

He says, “This must have cost a fortune Leslie’s parents are portrayed as being carefree and relaxed, but kathernie for their hippie lifestyle and dress. Views Read Edit View history. Leslie’s crush on Jesse is hinted in several scenes, such as her reaction to the gift of Prince Terrien by hugging him.