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Adèle Symbols & Objects

Leila Slimani
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Running

Running is symbol of Adèle's desire to escape from herself. Whenever she tries to quit having anonymous sex, she runs a lot to occupy her mind.

White Phone

Adèle's white phone is a symbol of her addiction. She uses it to contact the men she sleeps with.

The Brooch

The brooch is a symbol of Adèle's aging. When Richard gives it to her for Christmas, she is devastated by the suggestion that she is getting old.

House

The house in Caen is a symbol of stability and death. Adèle is terrified of moving into it and dying with wasted life inside her veins.

Movie Ticket

The movie ticket is a symbol of Adèle's deception. She buys one to prove that she went, although she leaves and goes to meet Xavier instead.

Scooter Accident

The scooter accident is a symbol of the...

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