A Medicine For Melancholy and Other Stories Symbols & Objects

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Picasso's drawings

Picasso drawings are scribbled into the sand on the French shore by Picasso in the story “In a Season of Calm Weather”. The drawings are beautifully done, and represent the kind of artwork that George has longed to own by Picasso, but has been unable to afford. Now that such artwork is free and in the sand, George has no way of saving it or preserving it from the tide that comes in. The artwork, therefore, symbolizes that which George may never have – a piece of Picasso’s artwork.

Summer suit

A vanilla ice cream white summer suit is purchased for $60 from Shumway’s Sunshine Suits in “The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit” by Martinez, Vamenos, and Villanazul, Gomez, Dominguez, and Manulo, all of whom contribute $10 toward the purchase. They all agree to share the suit, believing it will bring them good luck. They all come...

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