Moo: A Novel Symbols & Objects

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Luke's yellow notebook

The yellow notebook symbolizes security for Luke. He carries his notebook everywhere. He does not really feel comfortable around strangers and does not like people getting too close to him. In his notebook, Luke is able to express his anxiety as he draws action figures, monsters and heroes. Many of his new experiences find their way into his drawings. For example, when Luke has his first terrifying encounter with Mrs. Falala, his monster figures begin to take on some of her physical qualities like her long, snake-like braid and the bony, claw-like fingers that grabbed him earlier in the day. Rather than keep his anxiety inside, Luke is able to express himself through his drawing. Although it may have simply been a color preference on the author's part, the color yellow is a symbol of the sun and typically represents things that are positive...

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