13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl Symbols & Objects

Mona Awad
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The Human Race Game

The Human Race Game symbolizes Mel and Elizabeth's desire to be accepted and part of a world where they exist only with people they feel appreciate them and love them. The Human Race Game is a game that Mel and Elizabeth play. In the game, the entire human race is eliminated and then each girl chooses who would be put back in. Those who are put back in have to be done by unanimous decision.

Fate Papers

Fate Papers represents Elizabeth's feelings of lack of control in her life, as she's willing to listen to the "answer" a random drawing of paper supplies to her questions. Fate Papers is a game of chance that is mixed with prophesies. Two pieces of paper are labelled, one with "yes" and one with "no" and then crumpled up into balls. A question is put to the...

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