Symbolism In The Watsons Go To Birmingham

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What’s With the Watsons? Many people assume that when death comes it can be very scary. This is evident in the historical fiction novel, The Watsons Go To Birmingham, 1963, by Christopher Paul when see the Wool Pooh and the bombing at the church. When the Watsons are in Birmingham, Kenny sees the Wool Pooh that almost kills him and that the bombing at church was scary and close to death. The author uses symbolism to convey the message that death can be scary. Curtis uses the Wool Pooh to symbolize that death can be scary. The Wool Pooh would take you, go through your old memories, and then it will bring you to death. After Kenny, Byron, and Joey go out of the house to walk around Byron tells Kenny about the Wool Pooh, this monster-like figure

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