Gods of Jade and Shadow Symbols & Objects

Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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Uukumil

Uukumil represents the world of the past. While every other city in the world moves into the Jazz Age and embraces technology and some forward thinking, Uukumil is stuck in the past. They see women as subservient to men, deny them proper education, and demand perfect virtue. And while the rest of the world is still dealing with similar problems, they are improving. For Casiopea, Uukumil represents a prison that keeps her from seeing that new future. Only by escaping it can she become the person she wants to be.

Casiopea

Casiopea reflects a shift in understanding both within herself and throughout the world. In the novel, Casiopea questions many things about the world around her because she was never given the chance to truly experience it. But many of these questions are things that everyone is facing. Women are beginning to question religion's and society's...

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