Towers Falling Symbols & Objects

Jewell Parker Rhodes
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Twin Towers

The World Trade Center's Twin Towers represented the American dream and democracy through their association with capitalism. Seeing how they were constructed in the documentary in Deja's science class showed the students just how strong and reinforced those towers were when they came under attack.

The Twin Towers also symbolize the ability to stand strong. Deja stands stronger after her trip to the tower location because she feels the impact of what her father experienced on 9/11. Her father stands taller when he finally comes to grips with the fact that he must tell his daughter the truth about his 9/11 experience so he can begin healing emotionally and mentally. The fact that a memorial was built after the towers collapsed is also a symbol of determination in the place where the tall towers once stood.

Oak trees

The oak trees planted at the 9/11 memorial symbolize American...

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