The Witches Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
There is a heck of a lot of eating going on in The Witches. If you think about it, some of the main events seem to center around food. The witches plan to deliver their Mouse-Maker through chocolat...
Mice are everywhere in The Witches: real mice (William and Mary), mice-people (our narrator and Bruno), and mice-witches. What are some of the most memorable mouse-related scenes in this book? For...
We only see the carving-knife a few times, but boy is it an image we remember. First, we hear about it when the Grand High Witch says that as part of the Mouse-Maker recipe, "you take exactly forty...
Grandmamma's a chain smoker. There's no two ways about it. Her cigars are everywhere she is – whether at home or on vacation, healthy or holed up in bed with pneumonia. What effect do the cigars...
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