Almost Paradise Setting & Symbolism

Susan Isaacs
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Wedding Rings

Jane and Nicholas buy wedding rings from a department store the day they marry, three months ahead of schedule. Over the years, Nicholas buys Jane many new wedding rings that are more expensive than the original, but it is the original ring Jane is wearing when Nicholas sees her in the hospital in London after her accident. Nicholas immediately asks Murray to retrieve his, which is hidden in a wooden box where he keeps his cufflinks.

Painting

Win buys an expensive painting shortly after James returns from World War II. This painting becomes something of an illustration of the way Win throws her family's money into James' face.

Wasp

A wasp stings Sally on the chest when Jane is three, causing an allergic reaction that kills Sally before help can arrive.

French Cookbook

Jane is a terrible cook when she and Nicholas first get married. Nicholas...

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