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Beyond the Bright Sea Symbols & Objects

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Calendars

Calendars represent the fixing of time and important dates by which most people in American society live. However Crow and Osh do not put much stock in the normal constraints of society. Crow begins her introduction of herself by saying that she does not know "for sure when I was born. Not exactly" (3). Osh did not own a calendar and so he did not know what day it was when Crow washed ashore. He would have been able to determine her birth date, since she appeared to be merely a few hours old. Yet, the thing that is most important to Osh and Crow was that they found each other, not knowing the date. Just as with other important milestones in their lives, like when Crow freed a stranded dolphin, or Mouse, the cat, arrived at their cottage or the first time Crow was allowed to...

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