The Year of the Dog Symbols & Objects

Grace Lin
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New Year’s candy tray

A New Year’s candy tray symbolizes sweetness in the coming New Year. Each year, the candy tray is set out with delicious, sweet candy to signal sweet times to come. In the present year, Pacy and Ki-ki fill half the candy dish with Chinese candy, and the other half with American candy to represent the fact that they are now Americans.

Chinese New Year food

Chinese New Year food symbolizes wealth. Pacy and her family enjoy a Chinese New Year feast that includes many delicious foods ranging from fried fish and meat dumplings to shrimp, pork, vegetables, and more. The large amount of food symbolizes the large amount of wealth hoped for in the New Year.

Hong Bao

Hong Bao symbolize wealth and happy prospects for the New Year. Hong Bao are special red envelopes that contain money in them. Pacy...

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