Golden Child: A Novel Symbols & Objects

Claire Adam
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Paul’s Hair

Paul’s hair symbolizes his status as an outsider in his family and community. Throughout Paul’s short life, Paul’s family and community often view him as eccentric and disappointing. Paul struggles with school and has some atypical but benign personality quirks, such as his desire to have long hair. Thus, Paul’s family and community often attempt to make him feel alienated.

Clyde’s House

Clyde’s house symbolizes the desire for security even in dangerous places. Clyde is well aware of the rampant nature of crime and corruption in Trinidad. He is also aware that he and his family might be safer if they sold their house and moved to a more urban area. However, Clyde does not wish to sell the house, at it provides a sense of stability. Moreover, Clyde is aware that it would be difficult to find...

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