Boy's Life Setting & Symbolism

Robert R. McCammon
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Rocket

Rocket is the name of the bike the Lady gives Cory for saving the small black boy during the flood of Bruton. Cory believes Rocket is magical and can protect him from dangers.

Green Feather

Cory finds a green feather on a road leading to Saxon's Lake where he sees a figure watching his father's attempt to rescue a murder victim from the water.

Arrowheads

Johnny collects arrowheads. One day, Johnny brings the arrowheads to school and the Branlins try to steal them. Instead, Johnny fights back and teaches Gotha Branlin a lesson.

Old Moses

Old Moses is a creature that lives in the Tecumseh River near Zephyr. The Lady makes a sacrifice of food to the creature every year in a ceremony just before Easter in order to keep it from harming the people of Zephyr and Bruton. However, in 1964, the creature does not accept this...

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