Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories Symbols & Objects

Edith Pearlman
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Sophie’s Backpack

This backpack is an important symbol in the short story “Inbound.” The parents had bought Sophie this multi-colored backpack for her birthday. When Joanna spotted a similar backpack on another child she believed she had found Sophie. When she looked closer she realized it was another child. The backpack was symbolic of Sophie.

A Set of Legos

Robert gave 7 year old adopted grandson Jamie a set of starter Legos as a welcome gift in the story “Day of Awe.” The child's undeveloped skills kept him from building anything with the starter set. While riding in a Jeep with his father and grandfather, Jamie began trying to work with this set of blocks. The blocks were a symbol of Robert’s attempt to accept his new grandson and the grandson’s attempt to please his new grandfather.

Mrs. Hazelton’s Bike

Richard and his family...

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