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How It Went Down Symbols & Objects

Kekla Magoon
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Milk jug with bullet through it

When T is shot he had been going to the store to get some items for his mother. One of the bullets hits the milk jug as well. The bullet through the milk jug symbolizes death of something pure and unspoiled. As the novel progresses, this rings true as T was shown to be one of the good kids in the neighborhood, with goals and dreams that would get him out of there.

Snickers Bar

T had gone to the store to get some items for his mother, but he also planned to get a Snickers bar for his disabled sister, Tina. It was something that he always did for her. The Snickers bar is later found to have been the culprit in the shooting, as Jack thought, in the half light on the street that the Snickers bar was a...

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