Rose Under Fire Symbols & Objects

Elizabeth Wein
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Rose’s Journal

Rose’s journal is symbolic of freedom of expression and bearing witness to experiences. Maddie originally gave Rose the notebook to draft Celia Forester’s accident statement, but it quickly turned into a place where Rose wrote her poetry, documented events and assessed her own current state of mind emotions. Rose did not have the journal in the concentration camp, which is representative of the loss of freedom she experienced there. Once she received the journal again, she began re-establishing her identity and expression through realizing her handwriting had not changed and that she could still write. She decided she would use the journal to document everything that happened to her, so she would not forget any details. Therefore, the journal is a vehicle for her to begin telling the world what happened in Ravensbrück.

Taran

Taran is a symbol of resistance, of...

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