Althea & Oliver Symbols & Objects

Cristina Moracho
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Kleine-Levin Syndrome

Kleine-Levin Syndrome is a sleeping sickness which causes patients to sleep for extended periods of time. There is so much that is unknown about it and it has no cure and no real way to manage it. It usually occurs with young men who are just beginning to learn who they are as people. This symbolizes the volatility they are already feeling about their lives because it strikes with not much forewarning and leaves the patients feeling very vulnerable, frustrated, and angry.

Dinosaurs

Althea has a big interest in dinosaurs. She draws them and they are often prevalent in her dreams. It is possible that the dinosaurs symbolize old value systems and ways of thinking that do not work for Althea. She is rebellious and angry on many levels, mostly because her parents have been non-existent in her life. So the old ways of thinking...

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