Fair Oaks, White Pines
This is the plantation where Lisbeth grows up.
This is something a wet nurse sees and finds resemblance in herself to her mother and grandfather.
Mattie’s Necklace of Shells
This is something that black mothers passed down to their daughters and is worn as a comfort and strength.
One of these is a safe place where reading and learning take place, and the other is where a black slave is sexually assaulted.
Lisbeth’s Shell Necklace
This is something a black nurse leaves for her charge when the nurse escapes to freedom.
Lisbeth’s Sapphire Necklace
This is something given as an engagement present.
The Color Blue
This is a symbol that is associated with Lisbeth's mother and Lisbeth's ball gown.
These are symbols of spring and new life.
These provide a glimpse of life...
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