His Bloody Project Symbols & Objects

Graeme MaCrae Burnet
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Flaughter and Croman

The author uses the flaughter and croman as Roddy’s murder weapons to assert that his class status instigated the murder. Throughout the novel, experts like Thomson argue that impoverished individuals are predisposed to criminal behavior, and non-coincidentally, the majority of these impoverished people are in economic classes that rely on agricultural work that requires the use of flaughters and cromans for survival. Many of the tribulations that Roddy states led to the murder are related to this agricultural work, such as the instance when Lachlan Broad forced John and Roddy to return the sea-ware to the shore. While the argument that Roddy’s agricultural-based class led to the murders is very arguable, the use of the agricultural tools as weapons is clearly intentional.

The Big House

The Big House that belongs to Lord Middleton is used to represent the vast economic disparity that...

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