Into the Beautiful North Symbols & Objects

Urre, Luis Alberto
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Postcard

The postcard that Nayeli’s father sent her from Kankakee, Illinois is symbolic of Nayeli’s hope that her family will one day be reunited. When she discovers that her father has started a new family in America, she leaves the postcard tucked into his windshield without speaking to him. This shows her father that she has been there and also symbolizes the loss of the hope the postcard once represented.

Matt’s Phone Number

Matt’s phone number, written on the back of a piece of card he gave to Nayeli before he left Tres Camarones, symbolizes Nayeli’s hope that she will find love and romance in the United States, a hope that is crushed when she later discovers him having sex with Yolo. Once in the United States, Matt’s number represents a lifeline and a connection to home because the friends are...

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