The Red Door - LT Scotland

The Red Door - LT Scotland

The Red Door Draw all the objects (things) that are important in the story Now think about what they might represent Add your ideas to your drawing. Symbols? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69A6xyXGC-M

Red door courage? / love? / refusal to conform? / Hope? Emotions? Wellington boots conformity? / everything Murdo is dissatisfied with in his life ? - 414 Halloween Masks Murdos concealment of his identity Green doors - Conformity Cock (413) passion / wild emotion Red linoleum (415) magic / childhood Frost diamonds / snow (415): contrasts with red door represents boredom of

village life Symbols in previous stories Home The Telegram Examples The dove is a symbol of peace. A red rose, or the colour red, stands for love or romance. Black is a symbol that represents evil or death.

A ladder may stand as a symbol for a connection between heaven and earth. A broken mirror may symbolize separation. Symbols in previous stories Home The Telegram Symbolism

The Telegram Home The Red Door 2 short quotations from each story The people began to think of the telegram as a

strange missile pointed at them from abroad The tall man in black clothes An umbrella dripped what seemed to be black rain He took out a cigar to show who he was It was like a magic door out of the village Perhaps his belonging had been like the halloween mask Example final question: symbolism Crichton Smith makes extensive use of symbolism in The Red Door. Referring to

the extract and at least one other story, explain how symbolism is used to develop key ideas or themes. Red Door Murdo wants to change his life Telegram the terror / destructiveness of war Home the difficulty of fitting in to where you lived in the past

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