Paperboy Symbols & Objects

Vince Vawter
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Press-Scimitar

Press-Scimitar is the name of the Memphis newspaper Rat and Little Man deliver every afternoon.

Newspaper Bags

Rat gives Little Man a set of newspaper bags in which he keeps the papers as he goes on his route to throw the paper. Little Man loses these bags at one point when he leaves them outside Ara T’s hideaway.

Dollar Bill

Mr. Spiro gives Little Man a dollar bill as a tip during his month as paperboy. However, he gives it to him in pieces and each piece has a word written on it.

Whiskey Glass

Almost every time Little Man sees Mrs. Worthington she has a whiskey glass in her hand. Once she drops and breaks the glass, prompting Little Man to pick up the pieces so she will not hurt herself.

Yellow Handled Knife

Little Man has a yellow handled knife he uses to...

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