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Flashcards in Sailmaker- Symbolism Deck (8)
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1

Broken torch

Davie literally and metaphorically left in the dark

2

Buring tools and Marital Furniture

Davie has given up

3

Bow

childish games Alec left behind

4

Yacht

broken promises

5

Fantasy comics

childhood adventures

6

Shell

Alec dreamed of travelling and is more realistic

7

Quote about the poem Alec said about the yacht that symbolises the death of hope and happiness.
The one about a Viking hero's boat being burned and he dies in it.

'The yacht had a sail... with the body of a body of a dead chief."

8

Quote: Alec upset about Davie breaking his promises

"You were always gonnae fix it up for me. Ah could always imagine it."