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Armada Symbols & Objects

Ernest Cline
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Spaceships

Spaceships are symbolic of the unknown. When a spaceship appears, all status quos are destroyed. For this reason, everybody fears it. Also, because of the existing paradigm regarding exploration and colonization, people fear the arrival of a spaceship. However, current literature suggests that the arrival of a spaceship can be an opportunity to become greater. In the face of danger, humanity needs a hero. This may be the reason for Zach’s original excitement at seeing the spaceship... in fact in hoping for something of that nature all his life. The spaceship is an manifestation of Zach’s desire to become greater than he is.

Boxes

Boxes symbolize the past. Things are put into boxes when they are not being used. Gifts are given in boxes, but are taken out to be used. Zach’s mother packed all of Xavier’s things in a box and...

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