THESIS STATEMENT 9/30/10 By: Anderson Henrique-Reyes In the book “Krik? Krak!” by Edwidge Danticat there are deep or hidden messages behind her wonderful pieces of writing work. She uses elements in her stories such as characters and unanimated objects to deliver the message in each story to the reader ,in some occasions the message could be about humanity, about Haiti, and even some times about the title .it varies with each story. For example in the story “wall of fire rising “the family in the story was slowly tearing apart because of guy’s obsession with wanting to have a better life by having a better job and the balloon. His son little guy also plays a role on this separation of the family he as the smallest member of the family has memorized his lines for his school’s play .After he had reed it out loud his dad felt disappointed on himself for not having such a bright reality and that’s when the wall of fire rose between them because that’s when he decide to kill himself. In conclusion the book Krik? Krak! Is a collection of stories with hidden messages were the characters and elements are used to deliver the message to the reader.