The Girl Who Fell From the Sky Symbols & Objects

Heidi W. Durrow
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Peterson Field Guide

The copy of the Peterson Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America is a symbol of Brick’s young desire to know and identify birds. He quickly became frustrated with himself when he saw Robbie fall from the roof of his apartment building and believed it was a bird. Brick left the book on the shrine set up for the family in the apartment courtyard as a type of offering.

Shrine

The shrine set up in the apartment courtyard for Nella and her children is a symbol of the neighborhood’s attempt to pay homage to the young immigrant mother and her children. Brick was particularly drawn to this shrine as he tried to understand how he could have been so mistaken in what he thought he saw when Robbie fell from the roof.

Blue Bottle

The blue glass bottle...

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