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THE PEARL SYMBOLISM
Have you ever tried to get a message across, but couldn't find the right words? Sometimes authors use symbolism to convey their message. Symbolism is the use of objects to represent an idea in a literary work
Definition • Symbolism is the use of symbols to signify ideas and qualities, by giving them symbolic meanings that are different from their literal sense.
Common Examples of Symbolism in Everyday Life In our daily life, we can easily identify objects that can be taken as examples of symbolism, such as the following:
Cont… • The dove is a symbol of peace • A red rose, or the color red, stands for love or romance. • Black is a symbol that represents evil or death. • A ladder may stand as a symbol for a connection between heaven and earth. • A broken mirror may symbolize separation
Use of symbolism in the pearl • In the pearl Steinbeck enriches every aspect of the story with symbolism. From the setting to characters and the plot itself. The different symbols interact with one another through the story, which ultimately affects the outcome of the novel.
How do these symbols evoke the readers' emotions? • In John Steinbeck the pearl, rich symbolism is used to convey the message being told. • Symbolism is a useful tool in story telling because it helps the author add a deeper meaning to the story
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