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A Princess of Mars Symbols & Objects

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Manuscript

A Princess of Mars manuscript forms the core of the novel A Princess of Mars, and represents the necessity of suspending disbelief on the part of readers. The manuscript, written as a memoir of his adventures on Mars, is the work of John Carter who knows readers will disbelieve that he was ever on Mars at all. John has ensured the manuscript would not be published until years after his death, saving him from being scrutinized by the public. The manuscript is reflective of the idea that not everything can be rationally explained, though these things can be rationally accepted.

Belongings

Belongings of Martians are demonstrative of their communal way of life, which in turn is reflective of socialism. Martian goods, apart from a few very personal possessions, belong to no one in particular. As a result, the belongings in common create suspicion, distrust, and even...

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