The Westing Game
The Westing Game Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
Apart from the overarching Westing game, chess is the most important game in Raskin's book. Several characters play it really well – we hear of the Judge, Theo, and Turtle all going up agains...
Turtle really puts her foot in it when she points out how Sydelle uses her crutches to get attention, but in a way she's only saying what everybody else has been thinking. Turtle means that Sydelle...
Angela's Engagement Ring
Most people think that engagement rings symbolize marriage. They're an accessory that (usually) women in the Western world wear to show the commitment they've made to get hitched to some swell guy....
As a symbol, the will is almost too obvious; it stands for a $200 million fortune that all the heirs desperately want to inherit. It's also an elaborate list of rules for a very private, possible v...
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