The Giver of Stars Symbols & Objects

Jojo Moyes
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The Library

The library symbolizes wisdom and knowledge, which are important in a region with varying levels of education. The library is also a refuge, not only for the librarians who can literally lock themselves inside, away from the outside world, but also for those who read its contents. Books are a form escape, either through fiction or new knowledge, both of which are very important to be residents of such a rural town.

Poetry Book

The poetry book that Fred gives to Alice, The Giver of Stars, is not only symbolic of his love for her, considering poetry often signifies romantic interest, but is also symbolic of the power of words. When Alice reads the book, she feels emboldened to take control of her life in a way that she otherwise wouldn't.

Leg Brace

Izzy's leg brace symbolizes her reliance on others, which is often perpetuated...

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