The Invention of Wings Symbols & Objects

Sue Monk Kidd
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Books

An entire library of books are purchased and kept by John Grimke for the education and enjoyment of himself, and his family. Books are voraciously read by the Grimke children, especially by Sarah. The books read by Sarah run from history and theology to philosophy, law, Latin, and botany. Following Sarah's teaching of Handful to read, she is banned from the books in her father's library, and it devastates her.

Pamphlets

Pamphlets are small written tracts, often in the form of booklets or folded sheets, that discuss or advocate for a particular issue, and are handed out or sold to the public. Both Sarah and Nina Grimke take to writing pamphlets to advance the causes of anti-slavery and women's rights. As such, both sisters are banned from Charleston, and their works are burned in bonfires.

Money

Money is earned through work in the novel by Mauma...

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