Raymie Nightingale Symbols & Objects

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Raymie's Soul

Raymie's soul represents her innermost emotions, which swell and fade with her situation. The majority of these emotions are centered around the hope that things will work out alright in her life.

Archie

Archie is Louisiana's cat and he symbolizes fulfilled hope. Early in the story, he is missing and everyone except Louisiana believes he is dead. He shows up without explanation near the end of the novel.

Bunny/Buddy

The dog named Bunny represents second chances and friendship. He is in the shelter when Louisiana, Beverly, and Raymie break in, and is obviously in poor condition. Beverly adopts him and renames him, preferring to call him Buddy.

Baton Lessons

Baton lessons represent the best chance of winning the pageant, but only in the minds of Louisiana and Raymie. Beverly takes the lessons but only because she is forced to do so. All three girls...

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