Man, and the Boy Positive Aspects of Novel Positive Signs Tangible Goods Tenderness The Boy The Mother The Woman The Man Fire in the Negative Aspect Fire in the Positive Aspect Dreams Dreams and Fire TWithin this setting, there is ash all over the place, meaning it is evident that there was fire involved
In this case, fire has caused disaster meaning that the fire has a negative consequence to it
Literally, fire can cause things that shouldn’t burn, burn According to the man, good dreams meant bad things will happen and vice versa
One dream that the boy had was that he dreamt of a toy penguin that walks without being wound up
This symbolizes the bad guys since they act as wind up toys as well
For example, the bad guys would kill anyone for food, causing the bad guys to become soullesshroughout the book, there are descriptions of an apocalyptic setting