And the Earth Did Not Devour Him Symbols & Objects

Tomás Rivera
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The Lost Year

The lost year is the span of time covered in the book. The author doesn’t fully define why this year is lost or even if it is actually a year.

The Water Tank

Located at the end of a furrow, this is the only available source of water for the boy who is shot and the others working in the field.

The Ring

The ring is a piece of jewelry belonging to the illegal immigrant killed by Dona Bonafacio and Don Hilario. They give the ring to the Narrator to remind him of their threat to pin the murder on him if he tells anyone.

A Telephone Operator

The Narrator’s father hopes his son will have a job as a telephone operator when he’s an adult. The Narrator’s father apparently saw a movie in which the telephone operator played an...

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