Bettyville Symbols & Objects

George Hodgman
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Pink Roses

The pink roses are in Betty's yard and she stands at the window to look at them all the time. The roses came from her mother's house and they have been diligently tended so they do not perish. Even during this summer's drought, the roses are watered because of their importance in keeping the heritage of Betty's family alive. In the Epilogue of the book, George calls the roses beauty, faith, sharing, work, perseverance, memory, consolation and care.

Gin & Tonic

Betty's favorite drink is a gin and tonic and she prefers that to any other alcoholic beverage. Betty likes to calm down with a gin and tonic because it is refreshing. A gin and tonic is a classic mixed drink which may be one of the things Betty likes about it. Having a gin and tonic is Betty's daily 5 o'clock ritual.

Betty's old sandals

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