Vox Symbols & Objects

Christina Dalcher
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Word Counters

The word counters are symbols of control, brainwashing, and oppression. The men of the Pure Movement attempt to control the women by limiting the number of words they can speak. The original units give the women a shock when they speak more than 100 words each day. The newer models punish the women by docking them ten words each time they blaspheme or use foul language. Women are also required to read the beliefs of the Pure Movement into the new model counters each day. It appears the leaders hope the women will internalize these rules by frequent repetition.

Passports

Passports are a symbol of freedom. Because the Pure Movement is alive only in America, many families make plans to move out of country. Jean notes that some made it to Canada but that her passport was invalidated before her family could make plans to move...

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