"Tell me to go to the devil, Petra replied, tell me i'm crazy. But don't tell me that. Don't tell me i can't, "(98).
"At first it was just a slight moisture until the poison rolled down his face in deep sticky streaks. The lingering smell was a scent of ocean salt and beached kelp until he inhaled again and could detect under the innocence the heavy chemical choke of poison, " (77).
“A broken water pipe bubbled up and muddied a section of the road that Perfecto didn't notice dipped and sunk into the deep chocolate mud,"(128).
"Soon, they were on the main boulevard again and the twins slowly fell into snowlike quiet , shielded and warm and amazed that their big sister had the magic and the power in her hands to split glass in two, "(156).
"A young woman emerged holding her purse and car keys. She looked both surprised and distraught, " (137).
Symbolism: BABY WITH NO MOUTH
Explanation: The baby with no mouth represents the silence of migrant workers. They are not seen and treated like every other human being and do not have a voice.