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Boys And Girls


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Boys And Girls

  1. 1. Symbolism
  2. 2. Intro duction In this presentation, we will be talking about the significance of symbols used by the author , Alice Munro, in the Boys and Girls. <ul><li>Flora and the gate </li></ul><ul><li>The horse named Mack </li></ul><ul><li>Songs sang by the narrator at night </li></ul><ul><li>The bedroom and the kids’ beds </li></ul><ul><li>The narrator’s mother and grandma </li></ul><ul><li>T he foxes on th ei r farm </li></ul>
  3. 3. Flora and the Gate -Flora -> Narrator -> Spirit of the narrator and her struggles with growing to be a woman -Gate -> Way to freedom -> feminist believe of the society
  4. 4. Mack -> Laird -> Acceptance to growing up
  5. 5. Song -> relationship between Laird and the narrator -> Jingle Bells shows the brother's immaturity as a kid -> Danny Boy shows the narrator is more mature than the brother in the beginning of the story
  6. 6. Bed/ Bed Room Bedroom -> limited knowledge of the world outside their room Bed -> security
  7. 7. Grandma and Mom Mom -> concept of what the narrator doesn’t want to grow up to be Grandma -> society
  8. 8. Fox Fox's names -> given by father : general -> given by narrator : name of princesses -> given by brother : naïve and thoughtless
  9. 9. Conclusion