The Story of Tom Brennan

by

J. C. Burke

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The Story of Tom Brennan Symbols

Water

Throughout the novel, water in various forms functions as a symbol for freedom or improvement. Tom notably begins to connect with his new rugby teammates in Coghill when he decides to join them at the…

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“The Legend of the Brennan Brothers”

Back in Mumbilli, the local paper followed Tom and Daniel's rugby career closely, often referring to the two as "The Legend of the Brennan Brothers." Though Tom used to believe that the paper's interest was…

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