The Heir (The Selection) Symbols & Objects

Cass, Kiera
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Eadlyn’s Tiaras

Eadlyn’s tiaras symbolize her power and her status above others. This symbolism is why Josie likes to wear them. The fact that Eadlyn becomes so angry when she sees Josie wearing one of them symbolizes the fact that even though everyone is supposed to be equal due to the elimination of the caste system, they are not. People look for symbols to show their superiority. The palace is a microcosm of the society. Josie grew up with Eadlyn, but Eadlyn still views herself as being from a higher class and does not like seeing Josie aspire to it or presume to think that she is already there. Josie has to take the tiaras she wears and then face friction for having to do so just as the citizens from a former lower caste have to take steps to be the equal to others...

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