George's Marvelous Medicine Symbols & Objects

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Grandma's medicine

Grandma’s medicine is to be given to Grandma at eleven o’clock while George’s mom is in town. Although the kind of medicine Grandma takes is never mentioned, and although why Grandma is taking the medicine is never known, it is brown in color and it is understood that she must take the medicine regularly. George decides to replace her regular medicine with a marvelous medicine, instead.

Tea

Tea represents Grandma’s impossible expectations. Grandma demands tea from George very early in the novel. She is unhappy with how sweet the tea is, that George has stirred the tea himself, and that George has forgotten to bring out a saucer with it. George must deal with all kinds of situations like making Grandma tea, which in turn make Grandma cranky and angry.

George's Marvelous Medicine

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