The Bronze Bow Setting & Symbolism

Elizabeth George Speare
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Grandmother's House

Daniel's Grandmother's house in the village is very shabby and run-down. It has two pieces of furniture that consist of a large chest and a loom. The mud wall that had once separated the room into two has fallen down, and on the mud floor is but one frayed mat.

The house symbolizes Daniel's hate for the Romans, and, at the same time, his need to protect his family members.

Roof at Grandmother's House

The roof of his grandmother's house is where Daniel slept as a boy, and is accessed by a rickety wooden ladder. When he returns to the roof it symbolizes his longing for the men and cave he has left, and can be compared somewhat to the top of the mountain where Daniel lives as it provides a lookout over the village as the mountaintop provides a lookout over the valley. It is...

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