Cole's life is symbolized by pine wood because he is strong and he is powerful.
I think that waves can symbolize Cole's anger. Sometimes he is claim sometimes he is instance.
I think Cole's life is like a flower. For example, if you water a flower it will grow and become beautiful, and if you don't it will die. With Cole if you neglect him he will never grow up, but if you care for him he can change to grow up to be a good person.
I think that a tree could symbolize Cole's life because he could be like a redwood tree. He could be looking tough and could get a whole bunch of fights, but once you get to know him, he can be sweet and he's not all that bad anymore like how he was the first time you met him.
Are red woods sweet?
Cole is like a sour warhead. Warheads are sour on the outside and sweet on the inside. Cole is introduced to us as a mean, vial person, but we find out that after the bear attack and all of the hardships, he decides to never lie again and is acting nice. all he needed was a life threatening situation to figure that out.
Sour patch kid?
Cole symbolizes a watermelon because he is rough and tough on the outside, but in the inside he is sweet.
Cole can be like a turn pike> Once he makes a decision he follows through on it once you on the turn pike it is very difficult to get off.
Cole is constantly making bad choices and often times it is very difficult to com back from them.
I think ice cream symbolizes Cole's life it all together but with some heat/rage it automatically falls apart.
I think Cole's life could be symbolized as a mountain because at the start of the book he didn't want things to get better. So, he didn't start his hike up the mountain even though his life in the bottom of the mountain wasn't the greatest. Now after the attack, he has started to want change and has started climbing and trying to make things better.
I think the baby sparrows could symbolize Cole. He was left with no family, and nearly died.
I connect Cole to dirty shoes. When their dirty and yucky with dirt on them you don't want them, but if you clean them off and they look brand new you'll want to wear them. Just like Cole and his parents. When Cole acts up in school or does anything bad his dad beats him. If he were to never act up in school or bad then his father would never beat him and, when Cole's mother drinks to take away the pain if their wasn't anything to cause the pain she wouldn't have to drink.
Cole is like a abandoned house, but when someone puts effort in to fix and repair the house, it seems good as new. This relates too Cole because when he was mauled by a bear he gets better
I this we can symbolize Cole as a shark. A shark knows it is the strongest creature in the sea. It can and will attack anything in its way. A shark loves to have power over anything around him. But humans can go in the ocean and hunt for sharks making them not the strongest.
The baby birds could represent Cole in a certain way. The birds needed to be cared about and loved like how Cole does, Cole just doesn't admit it. The birds needed help, Cole needed help when he was in jail he was searching for a way out. The birds where lost when they fell out of the nest during the storm, and then mum was looking for them. Cole was lost and wanted to be found, the storm flooded his thoughts negatively.
Cole life is like skittles and m&ms. No mater what he does the sower taste of skittle is stuck in his mouth. When he says, "