Symbolism In The Hitchhiker

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The technique used in this story is symbolism. Near the end of the story, Mr.Adams sees the hitchhiker another time. This time he describes him. In the text it states “There was nothing sinister about him, he was a drab as a mud fence”. This supports the claim because the hitchhiker does and/or could not walk faster than a moving car and there was not a single car that past Adams while driving. At the end of the story the hitchhiker does not show up but Fletcher reveals that Mr.Adams is dead and the hitchhiker leads it all back. At the end, Adams tries to call him mom but a lady answers. She said his mom has been in the hospital for 6 days. 6 days ago is when Adams started driving to california. 6 days ago is when Adams died in the wreck on the bridge.…show more content…
All times the hitchhiker has shown up, first on the bridge, another time on route 66 and once more while Adams was picking up a woman, only Mr.Adams could see him. All this supports the claim because the hitchhiker was only showing up while Adams was driving. And no other cars came by or past Adams. The technique used in this story is symbolism. Near the end of the story, Mr.Adams sees the hitchhiker another time. This time he describes him. In the text it states “There was nothing sinister about him, he was a drab as a mud fence”. This supports the claim because the hitchhiker does and/or could not walk faster than a moving car and there was not a single car that past Adams while driving. At the end of the story the hitchhiker does not show up but Fletcher reveals that Mr.Adams is dead and the hitchhiker leads it all back. At the end, Adams tries to call him mom but a lady answers. She said his mom has been in the hospital for 6 days. 6 days ago is when Adams started driving to california. 6 days ago is when Adams died in the wreck on the
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