This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Ocean/The Beach - This recurrent metaphor throughout the play symbolizes a place of freedom, escape, and inspiration.
The Butterfly - Midwife uses this metaphor when she speaks about smiling, saying that sometimes a woman cannot smile if this is in the pit of her stomach. She says that this symbol keeps one alive and running, awake and speeding with a herd of wild horses.
The Flash in the Eyes - Martyr 2, when discussing the burdens of being a wife and mother, mentions that her family does not see this...
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