Sabrina & Corina Symbols & Objects

Kali Fajardo-Anstine
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Rain

Rain symbolizes discovery. In the beginning of the novel, the rain softens the hard Colorado soil and makes it possible for the children to discover the bones buried beneath the earth.

Housework

Housework symbolizes Sierra's mother's efforts to redeem herself and rejoin the family. When she first comes back to the house in Chapter 1, she attempts to make breakfast and make Sierra's bed in order to show that she knows how to provide for her daughter and estranged husband and wants to make amends.

Nature

Nature symbolizes freedom and a desire to escape. For Sierra, the time she spends with her mother outside does not allow her to feel the peace that nature usually affords. She worries constantly that the escape of nature mirrors her mother's abandonment.

Silence

Silence symbolizes fear and loneliness for Sierra. When she is silent or sits in silence with others, especially...

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