The Star Side of Bird Hill Symbols & Objects

Jackson, Naomi
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The Carafe

The carafe that Phaedra keeps next to her bed is a symbol of her connection to the dream world. As we learn early on in the novel, Phaedra considers dreams to be another type of world that people inhabit. She puts much credence in her dreams, and believes, much like her grandmother, that dreams can tell you things about the real world. As the one real world object she possesses that is linked directly to her dreams, the carafe that Phaedra drinks from every morning in order to help her remember the past night's dream represents her belief in the power of dreams itself.

Errol's Gold Tooth

Errol's gold tooth is a symbol of his deceptive nature. When Errol arrives in Bird Hill, it has already been made known that he at one time abandoned both his wife and his children when they needed him...

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