Everything on a Waffle Setting & Symbolism

Polly Horvath
This Study Guide consists of approximately 38 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Everything on a Waffle.
This section contains 616 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Everything on a Waffle Study Guide

British Columbia

The novel is set in this province, the westernmost province in Canada bordering on the Pacific Ocean.

Coal Harbor

This small coastal community in British Columbia is where Primrose and her family make their home.

Primrose's Notebook

Throughout the narrative, Primrose writes in a notebook left behind by her mother. There is the sense that for Primrose, her attachment to the notebook (and to writing in it) is a metaphoric manifestation of her attachment to her parents and to her faith that they will return.

The Recipes

Each chapter of the book refers to a recipe that Primrose writes into the back of her notebook. While the notebook metaphorically represents Primrose's hope/faith that her parents are alive, the recipes are fairly literal manifestations of that hope/faith. She writes them down knowing her parents will be coming home.

The Girl on the Red Swing

This...

(read more)

This section contains 616 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Everything on a Waffle Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Everything on a Waffle from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook