Eight Keys Symbols & Objects

Suzanne LaFleur
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Knight swords

Knight swords are made by Uncle Hugh from wood when Elise and Franklin are six years old. They play Knights in the woods with the swords for the next five years until middle school begins. The swords become symbolic of childhood, and therefore symbolic of childhood being left behind as Elise and Franklin enter middle school.

Locker 2716

Locker 2716 is the locker shared be Elise and Amanda at school. The locker is how Elise and Amanda first meet, and where Amanda first begins to bully Elise, beginning with her legs and playing pretend with Franklin. Elise comes to fear her time at the locker when Amanda is around, for Amanda does everything from smashing Elise’s lunch in the locker to slamming the locker door shut on Elise’s hands. The locker is later ruined when the shaving cream plot backfires, exploding shaving cream everywhere inside...

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