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.
Harlem - This interdependent black community is home to every comfort and form of assistance, as well as to unthinkable violence.
The Trace's Apartment - This place has a spacious dining room featuring houseplants against the windows, deep comfortable chairs, and plenty of space for Violet to fix her customers' hair.
The Birds - These symbolize the meager hope, joy, and love in Violet's life.
The Apple - Joe compares his love for Dorcas to this object.
The Knife - Violet finds this object in the bottom of the parrot's cage...
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