Johnny Tremain Setting & Symbolism

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The Silver Cup

One of a set of five, each silver cup is engraved with the Lyte crest, an eye rising up from the sea, with the motto "Let there be Lyte." Johnny's dying mother gave him one and it proves his connection to the Lyte family but Mr. Lyte has him falsely arrested for theft.

The Boston Observer

This is the newspaper advocating freedom from British rule. Johnny is able to find work delivering the Observer and through his time there acquires new friends, an involvement in the coming revolution, and a new set of values.

The Afric Queen

The Afric Queen is an inn with wonderful food and an excellent stable where many of the British officers keep their horses. Since that is where Goblin is stabled Johnny spends much of his time there and unlike Dove gets along well with the stable boys and officers...

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