Trash

Trash

by

Andy Mulligan

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Trash

The novel’s poorest characters spend their lives wading through trash on a landfill called Behala, and their close proximity to garbage represents society’s misguided view of such impoverished people as metaphorical trash: disposable, unsavory, and…

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Brightest Light

The “brightest light” is used is a metaphor for solidarity among poor people. Raphael, Rat, and Gardo attempt to recover Senator Zapanta’s hidden fortune by decoding a cryptic letter written by a…

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