Patron Saints of Nothing Symbols & Objects

Randy Ribay
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Jun’s Letters

Jun’s letters symbolize Jun’s life, the way Jay knew him. When Jay feels like he needs to remember the Jun he knew, instead of the one that is accused of doing drugs, Jay reads some of Jun’s letters. They remind Jay how compassionate and caring his friend was. Jay feels as if he has lost his friend all over again when Jun’s letters disappear from his backpack. It is not until several days later that Jay realizes that it was Grace, not Maning, who took the letters. She wanted them because they reminded her of the Jun she knew. When Jay learns how much the letters mean to Grace, he gives her some and makes her promise to share them with Angel.

Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine symbolizes poverty. Danilo tells Grace and Jay that many of the poor in the Philippines begin...

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