Salt to the Sea

Salt to the Sea

by

Ruta Sepetys

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Salt to the Sea: 94. Florian Summary & Analysis

Summary
Analysis
Florian barricades himself in the projection room. He was able to look both at Joana’s and Emilia’s boarding passes, and so is better able to forge his own. He thinks back to when he first started drawing, and how proud Florian’s father was of his skill. However, Florian was happy to only make copies, whereas his father hoped his son would make original artwork.
Florian often disappointed his father. However, in this instance, although he continues to practice a skill of which his father disapproved, Florian’s father would likely support his son forging documents to save his own life and continue the family line.
Themes
Agency, Willpower, and Fate Theme Icon
Memory and Survival  Theme Icon