The Chestnut Tree Symbolism Essay

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Symbolism, the first literary element used in this story. There are many different examples of symbolism use in this story. However the most important are the symbolism of the chestnut tree, cigarettes and the cranes. The chestnut tree was used as a memory. A memory of Friendship. Song-sam remembered when he climbed the chestnut tree when he was young and when the old man shouted at him. Later on in the story when he walks with tok-chae the chestnut tree was again, remembered. This time, he remembered a story about how they stole chestnuts. This tree, symbolizes the memories and friendship that son-sam and tok-chae shared. The cranes were also similarly symbolic. The crane was an animal that the boys cared about deeply and loved, and you can

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