Objects & Places from Autobiography of Red

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The Color Red

Throughout the narrative, this motif appears in a variety of different contexts and is expressed in a variety of different ways. It first appears in reference to Geryon and is seen as a direct connection to, or manifestation of, one of Geryon's experiences or character traits.


This motif in the narrative represents Geryon's manifestation of his experience of being and/or feeling different. He continuously keeps this aspect of his physicality hidden.

The Red Dog

This companion of Geryon's appears in flashbacks representing Geryon's joy.


This interest of Geryon's becomes a key means of his interaction with the world. As such, it also becomes a key expression of the novel's thematic interest in the process of becoming an artist.


This motif appears repeatedly in the narrative representing a metaphoric connection to experiences of intense feeling.


These objects appear several times throughout...

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