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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Summer of the Swans

Betsy Byars
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Object Descriptions

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.


Porch Steps - There are footprints worn into one of these because Charlie shuffles his feet when he is upset.

The Lake - This is not far from the Godfreys' home and is a place the children can walk to by themselves.

The Swans - Wanda believes these came from the local university. Sara believes that Charlie has gotten lost on his way to see these by himself.

The Vacant Field - Sara often uses this as a shortcut on her walks with Charlie. While crossing this place, Charlie becomes lost...

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