Themes and Motifs: Body Symbolism


This term refers to the body itself being referred to symbolically, as when in AILD Peabody says death is "no more than a single family or tenant moving out of a tenement or a town" or the subadar in "Ad Astra" referring to the body as "a room in the inn . . . where we hide for a little while" (420). CR

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Actions: ViolentSuicide
Cultural Issues: Identity, CulturalNational | WarDefeat
Themes and Motifs: BodySymbolism