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Far Far Away Symbols & Objects

Tom McNeal
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Princess/Prince Cakes

The Princess Cakes symbolize love eternal at the start of the novel, as the first person that you see after taking your first bite you are said to fall in love with forever. This is a great sentiment and perfect fairy-tale style opening for this novel, but of course it is not the only significance. Because, as Sten Blix later explains, they are in fact a mourning cake for someone who has died, and the only way that he can make them is to kill a child. So every-time that someone eats a cake, they are eating the result of a murder, which drastically changes the significance of the first scene in the bakery.

Green/Gray Smoke

The green/gray smoke symbolizes a new, fresh batch of the princess/prince cakes of which the town is completely in love with, ordering in advance and...

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