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Revelation A29SymbolsRead all parts of your assignment carefully and record your responses in the appropriate places.1.Following are two passages from The Bean Trees; each is significant in that it presents an image that plays an important rolein the novel. These images act as symbols; they represent far more than themselves. They also connect to other images with symbolic meanings that appear in the novel; in this way, they can be said to work as motifs running throughout the work.Choose oneof the passages and write a short response in which you do the following:Explain the symbolic meaning of the image—what it represents in the novel over and above itself.Identify other images in the novel with which this image connects so as to act as a motif running throughout the story.Indicate what the novel gains from this image—that is, explain how the image relates to the larger themes running throughout the work, thereby enriching the experience offered readers.

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