Related Topics

Prep Symbols & Objects

Curtis Sittenfeld
This Study Guide consists of approximately 97 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Prep.
This section contains 912 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Prep Study Guide

Pubic Hair

What Aspeth thinks is pubic hair in the bathroom sink is symbolic of the racism at Ault in Chapter 1. When Lee sees Little, the only black girl in their dorm, combing her hair over the sink she realizes the hair is not pubic hair. It is from Little’s head. Blonde Aspeth cannot imagine that the course black hair in the sink is anything other than pubic hair.

Flowered Bedspread

These flowered bedspreads are symbolic of the rich girls at Ault. In Chapter 1, Little is able to recognize that Lee is on scholarship because she does not have a bedspread with flowers on it. After Little points out the coincidence to her, Lee begins to notice that all of the popular girls do have flowered bedspreads. Lee asks for a bedspread like the rich girls. She believes it will camouflage the fact she is attending...

(read more)

This section contains 912 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Prep Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Prep from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook