The Secret Garden Symbols & Objects

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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden is an abandoned garden at Misselthwaite Manor that has been locked away since the death of Mrs. Craven 10 years earlier. It is the centerpiece of the novel because it becomes a place of healing for its main characters, Mary and Colin.

Misselthwaite Manor

Misselthwaite Manor is an estate on the moors in Yorkshire, England. It is home to the Craven family and to Mary after her parents die.

Robin Redbreast

Robin Redbreast is a bird that lives in the secret garden. The robin leads Mary to the garden.

Roses

Roses are the most significant plant in the novel because they are a symbol of life and of Colin's late mother.

The Dead Tree

After the garden begins to come to life in the spring, the only dead object left there is a large tree from which Colin's mother fell to her...

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