The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Setting

Charlie Mackesy
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The Tree

Often the boy and the mole are pictured sitting on a tree branch as they talk. Several branches appear in the novel since the boy and his friends are traveling and looking for home. These branches represent safety. They give the boy and the mole a safe place, above the dangers of the wilderness, to sit and talk.

The Wilderness

The boy and his friends travel through the wilderness as they search for the boy’s home. This typical wilderness is depicted in the drawings with trees, creeks, and wild animals. This wilderness also represents life with its wilderness of troubles, pleasures, and fears.

Home

The boy and his friends are searching for home. Even though they never reach home, there are different definitions of home that are given. Home is a place where one belongs. Love brings a person home. The boy tells his friends that...

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