Question: English & Literature

what is the symbolism surrounding Billy and the spider in the chosen?

In English & Literature | Asked by reneedenise
Asked from the The Chosen (Chaim Potok) study pack
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Just as the spider is trapped in a web, so too is Billy trapped by his blindness.  As much as he tries to escape via surgeries and treatments, he cannot escape his fate.  Of course, Danny seems to be trapped as well by his inherited position.

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