First Blood Setting & Symbolism

David Morrell
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Clothing

Rambo borrows clothes from an illegal still owner and his son. Rambo soaks the clothes in kerosene so that the dogs tracking him will not lead the searchers back to the still owner and his family.

Rifle

The illegal still owner gives Rambo a rifle with luminous paint on the sight so that he might defend himself while on the run.

Knife

Rambo takes a knife from Orval's body after he goes over the cliff. Rambo uses this knife to defend himself while on the run.

Dogs

Orval brings six dogs on the search for Rambo that he has trained to track people. Rambo shoots three of these dogs and causes two others to fall over the cliff along with a deputy when one he shot falls.

Distinguished Service Medal

The Distinguished Service Medal is a very important medal awarded to soldiers who perform bravely in battle...

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