Tale of Despereaux Theme
Updated: 2/10/2021
Tale of Despereaux Theme
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Despereaux Lesson Plans

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

Lesson Plans by Elizabeth Pedro

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo is a fairy tale about an unusual mouse named Despereaux, a beautiful princess, a poor girl desperate to become royalty, and a deceitful rat with a plan to get revenge.


The Tale of Despereaux

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The Tale of Despereaux Themes

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  • Lets eat some soup.
  • I forgive you, Pa.
  • Pea forgives Roscuro for kidnapping her and for accidentally killing her mother, and he is redeemed.
  • Despereaux forgives his father for sending him into exile and possible death; he sensed that it was the only way to save his own heart and stop it from breaking in two.
  • Forgiveness
  • Roscuro did not forgive Princess Pea for the look she gave him and was left with a feeling of anger and revenge.