A Simple Favor Symbols & Objects

Darcey Bell
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The Chocolate Chip Cookies Burning in the Oven

At the end of her blog post in which she tells readers about her relationship with Emily and asks whether they think that it is strange that Emily did not come to pick up her son, she tells them that she has to go because the chocolate chip cookies she is baking are burning. The baking of the cookies symbolize her attempt to nurture her child and be a good mother to him. The fact that they are burning shows that even though she tries to be a good mother, in essence, she is not what she seems to be. Her attempt is going up in flames as revelations about her true self are about to be revealed as a result of the situation with Emily.

The Fact that Patricia Highsmith is Emily's Favorite Writer

Stephanie tells her blog...

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