The Murderer's Ape Symbols & Objects

Jakob Wegelius
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The Underwood No. 5

Henry gives Sally.the Underwood No. 5. The typewriter symbolizes Sally's ability to communicate her story that includes the journey to find Alphonse Morro and all the people she encountered along the way.

The Hudson Queen

The Hudson Queen ship is a symbol of the life and friendship of Sally and Henry. They live and work aboard the Hudson Queen until the ship sinks. After Henry is released from prison, he and Sally manage to float the ship and work together to restore it. Sally notes that it will be a bittersweet day when the ship is again seaworthy, because she will be allowed to go to sea again but will be forced to leave behind Ana and Luigi, who have become her close friends.

The Red Accordion

The little red accordion symbolizes hope for both Sally and Henry. Sally finds the instrument in pieces...

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