Salt to the Sea

Salt to the Sea

by

Ruta Sepetys

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Salt to the Sea: 170. Florian Summary & Analysis

Summary
Analysis
Florian falls into the water. Disoriented, he hears a phantom female voice telling him to Kick and swim. He makes it to the surface, and is rescued by a soldier.  
Although the identity of the phantom voice is never revealed, it could easily be the memory or spirit of Florian’s mother, motivating him to continue living.  
Themes
Storytelling and Fantasy  Theme Icon
Memory and Survival  Theme Icon