Here Comes the Sun Symbols & Objects

Nicole Dennis-Benn
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Queen of Pearl Crème

The crème represents the dream harbored by young black girls that if their skin is lighter, they will be accepted and loved. Queen of Pearl Crème is a bleaching crème that Miss Ruby recommends that Thandi purchase to help lighten her skin. It is noted that Miss Novia Scott-Henry, who had a naturally light complexion, worked as a model for the crème. This is perceived as false advertising on the part of the makers of the crème.

Thandi’s Uniform

Thandi’s school uniform is a symbol of the ways in which she is different from the other teens in her area. It is also a symbol of the high hopes that her family members have for Thandi.

A Small Dutch Pot

This small pot is a symbol of Verdene’s mother. Because Verdene criticizes the way...

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