What are some examples of when Haine's adaptation of Children of a Lesser God uses water to symbolize communication?

One example of how water symbolizes communication in Children of a Lesser God arrives via the school's pool. When James is outside of the pool, he can't seem to communicate with Sarah. When he's in the pool, it seems like he's finally able to reach her. The fluid, intangible water in the pool might symbolize Sarah's preferred mode of communication.

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One example of how water symbolizes communication in Randa Haines' film adaptation of Children of a Lesser God (it was originally a play by Mark Medoff ) connects to the pool in the school. You might say that the pool symbolizes Sarah's mode of communication. The waters' fluid and abstract nature reflects the way in which Sarah prefers to communicate. Remember, she thinks that speaking in normative words is...

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Last Updated by eNotes Editorial on November 26, 2020