The entertaining parts of the story is when Miss Ralston joined the soft ball game.She hit the ball past the ox pasture which doesn’t happen very often. Then she leaves the game and tells everyone that recess is over because she got annoyed at her students.
The message that the author is getting across to readers are about stereotypes and how people deal with them. A stereotype in this is that girls aren’t aren’t strong enough to carry the bucket of water to fill it up.
Stereotypes are everywhere even the author is stereotyped into a category. Anne Hart is from Newfoundland most people who are from Newfoundland is considered to be very funny.