Spilled Milk: Based on a True Story Symbols & Objects

K.L Randis
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Organic Chemistry Note Cards

These organic chemistry note cards that Brooke has in her pocket during the trial symbolize her method of coping with the stress and trauma of her abuse and the trial. While other abuse victims turned to bad behavior and rebelling as a way to cope with what was happening to them, Brooke turned to more positive coping skills.

Precious Moments Doll

This Precious Moments Doll is a symbol of cruelty. David gets the doll for Brooke while she is in the hospital recovering from surgery to remove her appendix. When Brooke pulls a cord on the doll, it plays al lullaby about a parent’s love and devotion. While the lullaby is an innocent promise of protection, Brooke knows that David’s affection for her is anything but innocent or protective.

Door to Brooke’s Room

The door to Brooke’s room represents...

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