Sea Prayer Symbols & Objects

Khaled Hosseini
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Farm

The farm symbolizes peace and nostalgia. The narrator grew up on a farm, living with his parents and brothers. The narrator has fond memories if this time as being peaceful and content. Unfortunately, such peace appears to be scarce or nonexistent in Syria following the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War.

City

The city, Homs, symbolizes prosperity and peaceful coexistence, which are dynamics that can be disrupted by war, violence, and civil unrest. The narrator describes pre-war life in the city as characterized by vibrancy and tranquil coexistence among inhabitants. However, not only is such peace destroyed by war, but the general infrastructure of the city is destroyed along with the well-being of its denizens.

The War

The war symbolizes the inherent destruction, inclemency, and immorality of violence. After the Syrian Civil War erupted, all forms of fulfillment and peace described by the narrator were destroyed...

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