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Symbolism In It By Oedipus The King

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King uses the symbolism of the weak being the strongest often through children, in consideration to society’s view that anyone who hasn't lived a long time is weak. In his book “It” all of the kids have a characteristic that has altered them into an outcast. Bill Denbrough’s demons stem from his brother Georgie’s death as he feels responsible for sending him out to play on that day. Beverly Marsh who is the only female member of the group is physically abused by her father. Richard Tozier displays tendencies of a person with Aspergers or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, he thought the group should have no less than 7 members “Seven, Richie thought. That’s the magic number. There has to be seven of us. That’s the way it’s supposed to be.” (Chapter
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