The Sunlight Pilgrims Symbols & Objects

Jenni Fagan
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Moon Polisher

Dylan calls Constance "the woman who polishes the moon" for a large portion of the novel, exclusively so before he officially meets her (27). As a short form, he refers to her as the “moon-polisher”. This is because when Dylan first sees Constance, she sleep-walks out of her trailer and polishes the moon. The beauty of this image causes him to immediately fall in love with her because it shows him the raw love that she has in her heart and the pure caring that she puts out into the universe. The moon polisher, therefore, serves as a symbol both of Constance and as a symbol of the nature of Dylan's love for Constance.

Constance as a Wolf

After Alistair gives Constance the wolf-skin, consistent references are made to Constance as a wolf. The references support the idea that Constance is a fierce and protective mother...

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