Maggie Walker And Maggie's Symbolism Of Symbolism In Everyday Use

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Symbolism is used when it is meant to represent something else. It’s a figure of speech in which the author creates a certain mood or emotion. It symbolizes a situation, object and a person. For instance symbolism is used for defining word for numbers, for example they use “b4” for before; the number 3 for a (n) e in the word; and the number 8 for l8tr for later.

In the story “everyday use’’’ is about mama Johnson and her two daughters, Maggie and Dee “Wangero”. Dee “wangero” makes an unexpected visit to her old home. Once dee is there, she comes out of a car and brings a friend, hakim a barber as she says. They great mama Johnson and Maggie with a different language. They eat dinner and ask question on how they are. While eating Dee sees
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The character Maggie is being symbolized for a(n)intimated young woman. Her burns and scarsrepresent how she acts towards people. In the article White,it explains that "Maggie scars are symbolic of the scars that all African Americans carry as a result of the "fire". Of slavery"(4). Maggie is also a true representative of her heritage; This represents that Maggie is a true representative of their heritage because she is going to marry someone that is part of their culture. In the article "Lone Star"its demonstrates why she is a true representative; "The quilts that Mama Johnson has promised to give Maggie when shemarries a highly symbolic,representing the Johnsons tradition a d cultural heritage …show more content…
The quilts are the is the main object that is representable. Sparknotes explains "The quilts serve as a testament to a family history of pride and struggles..."The quilts meaning were the past of their heritage and their ancestors who quilted those quilts,and "Grandma Dee and Big Dee taught Maggie how to see those quilts."Son says "These quilts were passed down through generations of the family, thus making them very unique,irreplaceable and priceless."This shows that those quilts were passed down old relatives that either passed away and the next generations were handed down the

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