Hunters in the Snow Symbols & Objects

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Tub’s Weight

Tub’s weight symbolizes dysfunction within friendships. Despite the fact that Tub, Kenny, and Frank are supposedly all friends, Tub and Kenny repeatedly make fun of Tub’s weight and refuse to wait for him when he lags behind. This dynamic emphasizes the various destructive and dysfunctional aspects of the main characters’ overall interpersonal dynamics.

Frank’s Affair

Frank’s affair symbolizes secrecy and the unclear responsibilities of friendship. Frank eventually admits to Tub that he has been having an extramarital affair with a 16-year-old girl. Frank says that he believes he is in love with the girl. Tub tries to be a good friend by supporting Frank. However, this support contributes to what is likely very poor decision-making on Frank’s part.

Kenny’s Injury

Kenny’s injury symbolizes the destructiveness of miscommunication and dysfunction. When it appears that Kenny may be about...

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