Heroes of the Frontier Symbols & Objects

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Warm Rocks

Each of the warm rocks Josie’s children pile on her near the end of the novel represents a weight of something from Josie’s past or her life that she needs to let go of. When the rocks are removed, she feels lighter, both literally and figuratively. She feels as though a burden has been lifted from her and she can now move forward.

Follow

Follow, the little dog that Paul and Ana find, represents stability. When Follow joins their family while they live in the cabin at the silver mine, Josie begins to feel a sense of normalcy and stability. Her family feels more like other families she has observed in that they are now living in a regular house and even have a dog.

Old West Magazine

The Old West magazine that Josie finds in the Chateau is a symbol of the...

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