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Who is the queen bee in The Secret Life of Bees?
Last Updated: 9th July, 2021
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Similarly, it is asked, what Does the Bee symbolize in The Secret Life of Bees?
Answer: a) Bees symbolize Lily's mother in a number of instances throughout the novel. In Sylvan, Lily feels her mother's presence when swarms of bees enter her room. Her mother's name, Deborah, literally translates as "bee." She follows the path of her mother to Tiburon and finds herself on a honey farm.
Beside above, what does the whale pin symbolize in Secret Life of Bees? The whale pin illustrates that, at one time, he was kind and gentle. However, T. Ray's heart was broken and he has been bitter ever since. Lily's new bedroom symbolizes her new life.
Keeping this in consideration, what are the symbols in The Secret Life of Bees?
The queen bee symbolizes the mother Lily searches for and eventually finds. The beehive, as a community, symbolizes the community Lily finds at the Boatwrights' home. The intricacies of bee life and beekeeping mirror human relationships, life, death, and rebirth.
What is the theme in Secret Life of Bees?
THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES BY SUE MONK KIDD. The major theme of this novel is expressed in its title, which comes from a statement made by August: “Most people don't have any idea about all the complicated life going on inside a hive. Bees have a secret life we don't know anything about” (148).