I Lived on Butterfly Hill Symbols & Objects

Marjorie Agosin
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Notebook

A notebook is kept by Celeste throughout the novel. Her notebook functions as a place for Celeste to write down her thoughts, feelings, poetry, and other writings. She carries the notebook with her from Chile to America, and back to Chile again. While in America, Celeste’s American friends encourage her to read aloud what she has written and believe she will one day be a famous writer. As the novel draws to a close, Papa gives Celeste a new notebook, and the writings in this new notebook are much more optimistic and hopeful than those of the last.

Pendulum

A pendulum made from glass is created and given to Cristobal by his mother after the death of his father. The pendulum is used over maps to find the locations of people, places, and things that are needed. The pendulum is seen as voodoo nonsense by...

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