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What do the candle buds symbolize?

 

mckenzie c #224117
Jan 10, 2012 4:20 PM

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What do the candle buds symbolize?

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Aslan
Jan 10, 2012 4:24 PM

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Simon actually says (one of the few times he speaks) that they are, "Like candles. Candle bushes. Candle buds." The buds symbolize the fragility and majesty of nature which Jack is about to slash with his knife. This also gives us a glimpse into Simon's artistic and spiritual side.
 

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