Whistling Past the Graveyard Symbols & Objects

Susan Crandall
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Eula's truck

Eula drives an old truck, rust-red in color, with a giant Robin’s egg blue patch on the hood. She is driving the truck home with Baby James when she first sees Starla by the side of the road. She gives Starla ride back to her place for supper. Eula later drives the truck to bring Starla and Baby James to Nashville. On the way, the truck is driven off the road by a racist, leading to the truck ultimately breaking down. The truck becomes a place for Starla, Eula, and Baby James to sleep overnight, leading to Starla catching a fever. The truck is ultimately brought in but never used again as Starla, Eula, and Baby James travel to Nashville by bus.

The Jenkins' truck

The Jenkins brothers’ truck is a massive vehicle with a giant Confederate flag painted on the hood. The truck...

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