Flying Lessons & Other Stories Symbols & Objects

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Hot Dog and Coke

The hot dog and Coke that you are offered in“How to Transform an Everyday, Ordinary Hoop Court into a Place of Higher Learning and You at the Podium” symbolize the respect and camaraderie that you have spent his summer building at Muni Gym.

Poetry

In “The Difficult Path” poetry symbolizes the height of education. If one can read and understand poetry, they are truly an intellectual. Those who have the opportunity to study poetry are typically very elite and have many opportunities that someone like Lingsi does not.

The Ocean

In “The Difficult Path,” the ocean symbolizes Lingsi’s desire to live beyond the walls of the Li family home. She fixates on the few glimpses she has had of the ocean in her life, and oceanic imagery in the poetry she reads with her tutor. At the end of the story...

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