Respond to BOTH of the following questions in a well-developed paragraph each.
1)Choose two or three symbols from the following list and explain their significance in the story, in your opinion: the white blindfold, the dancer’s tattoo, circuses, the coins on the carpet, the boy’s dream
2)Interpret the grandfather’s advice. What was he telling his son and grandson to do? “Live with your head in the lion’s mouth. I want you to overcome ’em with yeses, undermine ’em with grins, agree ’em to death and destruction, let ’em swoller you till they vomit or bust wide open.”