Little Bee: A Novel Setting & Symbolism

Chris Cleave
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Tea

Tea becomes symbolic of her land to Little Bee.

Machete

Sarah cuts off her left middle finger with a machete.

Driving License and Business Card

Little Bee takes Andrew's driving license and business card out of his wallet after her sister is killed.

Electrical Cord

Andrew hangs himself with an electrical cord.

Hawaiian Shirt

Little Bee wears a shapeless Hawaiian shirt in the detention center in hopes of avoiding the attentions of men.

Newspapers

Little Bee learns to speak proper English by reading newspapers in the detention center.

Research

Sarah discovers research Andrew has done on Nigeria and refugees in his office after his death.

Abandoned Boat

The men hired by the oil companies take Little Bee and her sister to an abandoned boat on the beach where they force Little Bee to hide inside the overturned boat while they rape and murder her sister.

Batman Costume

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