Island of the Blue Dolphins
Island of the Blue Dolphins Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Red, red, red. It's everywhere in this novel. It's on the sails of the Aleuts' ships, it's on the shore when the sea elephants are duking it out, and it's in the waves when the two giant tidal wave...
The devilfish is one of the Karana's great adversaries in the book, even though she doesn't beat him in the way that she wanted to. The devilfish supposedly have the sweetest meat in the ocean, but...
Two giant tidal waves hit the island after the earthquake (we'd probably call these tsunamis), and almost drag Karana into the ocean. Their presence reminds us that nature is sometimes violent:I st...
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