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And I Don't Want to Live This Life Setting & Symbolism

Deborah Spungen
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Objects/Places

Hammer

One Sunday afternoon, Nancy became angry with her mother when she would not take her out to the place of her choice and attacked her with a hammer.

Knife

Nancy would be killed with a knife she bought herself as a gift for Sid Vicious. The knife was a hunting knife similar to one Sid saw a friend give to an acquaintance and admired.

Hair Musical Soundtrack

After seeing Hair on Broadway, Deborah and Frank Spungen bought the soundtrack. Nancy, even though she was only nine, was fascinated by the album and would often play it over and over again. Deborah saw this as Nancy's introduction to the music that would become a driving force in her life.

Phenobarbital

The pediatrician put Nancy on Phenobarbital as an infant to calm the crying spells that Nancy would have at all hours of the day and night. Deborah describes...

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