After You Symbols & Objects

Jojo Moyes
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Airport

The airport where Louisa works is symbolic of her inability to move on to the next phase of her life, instead being stuck on the cusp of a new adventure. People arrive at the airport in order to travel to a new destination and Louisa is on her way to a new part of her life. However, her grief over Will’s death keeps her trapped on the cusp of the next phase of her life, afraid to take the step of actually traveling into her new future. Like the businessman who is afraid of flying, Louisa is afraid of moving on to her new independent life. Louisa must pass through the symbolic and literal gateway of the airport before she begins her new life in New York.

White Balloons

The white balloons are used as a part of the Moving On Circle’s release ceremony...

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