a summer of symbolism continues…
A man’s home is his/her castle. It’s also chock full of symbolic accessories and items. So before purchasing anything for the domicile, be mindful of its symbolism.
I teach literary analysis ( must pay the bills) and remind my students to look closely at the symbolism in a novel. Why did the author include that fruit? Or name the character Neil? Why is the protagonist sitting under a pear tree? Why is her dress blue? Before jumping to any symbolic conclusions however, we look at the symbol in context of setting, history, and culture.
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