Waiting for Anya Setting & Symbolism

Michael Morpurgo
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Shoe

Jo finds a broken shoe in Madame Horcada's barn that leads him to discover Leah, one of the Jewish children on their way to Spain.

Binoculars

The corporal gives a pair of binoculars to Hubert, a gift Hubert appreciates deeply. However, the binoculars becomes a symbol of collaboration with the enemy to Jo's father.

Miniatures

Hubert spends a great deal of his time making miniatures out of bread. Everyone in town has a great collection of these tiny items, a symbol of friendship with Hubert.

Grandpere's Rifle

Grandpere hides his rifle in the family crypt in the funeral because he resents the Germans' request that everyone turn over their weapons. This rifle is used by Hubert at the end of the novel to take a shot at the retreating German soldiers, causing Hubert to be shot and killed by the lieutenant.

Honey

Madame Horcada pays Jo for...

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