Pax Symbols & Objects

Sara Pennypacker
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Plastic Toy Soldier

The plastic toy soldier is a symbol of the friendship between Pax and Peter and a symbol of Peter’s father. The soldier had been a favorite toy of Peter’s father when he was a child. Peter’s father gives the toy to Peter, but Pax soon takes it over. It is this toy that Peter throws to Pax in order to get him to run away into the woods while he and his father drive away.

Gold Bracelet

The gold bracelet is a symbol of Peter’s mother. It was her bracelet before she died. Peter knows that she had let him play with the charm on the bracelet because he has seen pictures. The charm is a phoenix, a bird that Peter’s mother told him would rise from its own ashes.

The Coyote

The coyote is a sign of a...

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