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Essay | Symbolism in the Chosen

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Symbolism in the Chosen

Summary: Discusses the text The Chosen, by Chaim Potok. Examines symbolism in the story. Explains how Danny Saunder's eyes relate to his character and the plot of the story.
In The Chosen Chaim Potok, author, uses eyes to signify Danny Saunders and his personality. Three examples of this are when Danny hits Reuven in the eye, when Danny gets glasses, and how Danny blinks constantly. Danny's eyes convey his personality because when Chaim Potok mentions these three incidents, they all show Danny's determination and nervousness, which are both main parts of his personality.

The three examples of eyes relating to Danny's personality show that he is a very smart young man and (a quality that goes hand in hand with being smart) dedicated. The first example of eyes and Danny being related is on page 33: "It hit the finger section of my glove, deflected off, smashed into the upper rim of the left lens of my glasses." Danny had been fooled by the two pitches in his at-bat against Reuven because Reuven was throwing a...

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