Children of the New World Symbols & Objects

Alexander Weinstein
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Flowers

In "Saying Goodbye to Yang," flowers symbolize acceptance. George gives the flowers to the narrator's family to show his sympathy for their loss of Yang. These flowers show the narrator who George truly is at the core. They show the narrator that he should give people the benefit of a doubt and that people are inherently good and supportive. This neighbor, who the narrator sloughed off as being unemotional, is the person who shows the most care by bringing the family flowers in their time of need. George accepts the narrator and the narrator now accepts George.

Mud Pits

The mud pits in "Heartland" symbolize the filth of humanity. The narrator cannot see past these abandoned mud pits that are sprinkled around his town. They are symbols for the companies that came and raped the land for a small profit. They are small, forgotten pits left...

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