The Last Book In The Universe Symbols & Objects

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Books

Books act as symbolism for hope for the future. When Spaz first comes to take Ryter's things, the only possession he attempts to keep for himself is his book--to his knowledge, the last book in the universe. Ryter hopes this book, which contains his ideas and his memories, will continue to live on long after he is gone. Spaz points out to him that no one even reads anymore, but Ryter believes they will in the future, and that they will need books like his. After Ryter's book is destroyed, he tells Spaz that he is now the last book in the universe, or the last hope for things to change.

Chess

Chess is known as a game that requires great strategy and intelligence. Lanaya and Jin--two proovs--play this game and have done so for many years, which distinguishes them from the normals--Ryter, Spaz, and Bean--who...

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