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Symbolism is repeatedly used to present the differences during the interaction between the Bushmen’s primitive culture and the technologically-superior modern culture of the western world. The aboriginals of this Kalahari Desert based tribe had no sense of ownership or selfishness. However, once the empty Coca-Cola bottle literary falls from the sky, the peaceful life of the Bushmen comes to an abrupt end. The appearance of an alien object that is typically not provided by nature brings endless strife in the small tribe where greed and jealousy cultivate, threatening the existence of the once peaceful society. To restore the peace, it was considered best to get rid of ‘the evil thing’. Drawing from a purely sociological perspective, the bottle is used to allude to the inherent expenses and costs that the community has to pay for the adaptation of modernism or technological progress.

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