Friendship. *And it is reciprocated. Friendships and relationships are fragile things and they arent easy, but when they are true, they are worth every tear and smile. ~ SLH (I am not taking credit for this pin, only for my sentiments, here).
Leslie had passed away in this novel. She drowned in the river when entering Terabithia but the rope swing snapped. Jess is sad and depressed that Leslie is gone but the beauty and wonder that was a part of Leslie did not disappear when she died.