Deacon King Kong

by

James McBride

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Flowers

In Deacon King Kong, flowers and plants represent the persistence of love between people, as well as a person’s capacity to persist and heal in the aftermath of hardship. Throughout the novel, Sportcoat is…

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Baseball

Baseball represents the realization of the American Dream to the residents of the Causeway Projects. Sportcoat is the best baseball coach in the Cause. and Deems is his greatest pupil. In Deems, Sportcoat sees someone…

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