Green: A Novel Symbols & Objects

Graham-Felsen, Sam
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Boston Latin Entrance Exam

The Boston Latin entrance exam symbolizes future success and escape from adverse circumstances. Boston Latin is a prestigious public school that requires adequate test scores for admission. David and Marlon study hard for the entrance exam, knowing an education at Boston Latin will increase their chances of future success.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School symbolizes the adverse circumstances of racial divisions in public education. The school is predominantly black, with most white students attending other schools. These facts reflect de facto racial segregation in American public schools. As one of the few white students at the King school, David faces repeated bullying due to racial tensions in American culture.

David and Marlon’s Friendship

David and Marlon’s friendship symbolizes the overcoming of racial tensions and divisions. Despite the racial tensions and divisions that are...

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