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Stories

The stories in this case refer to those written about the Old Ones, as well as referring to Briony's skill and talent as a writer. In a greater sense they represent the wisdom and knowledge of those older, something that will be lost with their death. This is symbolized by the stories that Briony writes as she comes to understand that what she does for them not only pleases them but also supports her society and helps it to continue to grow towards the future, even as the future tries to stop this from happening.

Bible Ball

The Bible Ball is the physical item that stops the people of the Swampsea from being taken by the Old Ones. It also symbolizes their faith in a greater power, that through this crumpled up piece of paper they can be saved from their enemies and live without fear...

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