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Artemis: A Novel Symbols & Objects

Andy Weir
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Artemis

Artemis symbolizes the sense of home, community, and society. Jazz was born in Saudi Arabia, but she has lived in Artemis since she was six years old. She considers it her home and abhors the thought of ever leaving. Moreover, the burgeoning society of Artemis serves as a narrative platform for questions of community and civilization in general.

Jazz and Kelvin’s E-mails

Jazz and Kelvin’s e-mails to each other symbolize the endurance of friendship. Jazz and Kelvin become friends at an early age when they become pen pals. They never meet in person, but their friendship grows stronger over the years through their communications. They even work together to create a smuggling operation to improve their respective monetary situations.

400,000 Slugs

The 400,000 slugs symbolize the rift between Jazz and her father. As a teenager, Jazz accidentally caused an accident that inflicted about 400,000 slugs’ (the unit...

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