The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity Symbols & Objects

William P. Young
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The Shack

The shack where Missy’s bloody dress is found is a symbol of death and the reality of evil. Later, after Mack meets with Papa and the other members of the Holy Spirit there is becomes a symbol of hope and revival.

Letter Signed by Papa

This letter signed by Papa represents an invitation from God even though Mack doubts its validity. The letter angers Mack because it invites him to meet Papa at the shack, the place where it was assumed that Missy was killed. It intrigues him because it is signed Papa, the name by which Nan calls God.

A Photo Frame Holding a Picture of a Little Girl

This photo frame with its picture of Missy represents the young girl. Mack often holds this frame to his chest as if he were hugging the child.

A Little Red Sundress Embroidered with Wildflowers

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