Autumn: A Novel Symbols & Objects

Ali Smith
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Daniel's Shore Dream

Daniel’s shore dream symbolizes both hope and sadness. Daniel’s dream (though it may be argued that Daniel is not dreaming but actually between two worlds) places him on a shore between Heaven and Earth. Daniel is hopeful in the dream because it means there is an afterlife and he will be better; and he is sad because he knows he has died if that is the case.

Brave New World

Brave New World is a novel by Aldous Huxley which symbolizes new worlds: Heaven, a world after Brexit, and potentially a world after Daniel. The novel is read by both Elisabeth and Miranda from The Tempest in Elisabeth’s dream. Brave New World is old to Daniel because he has read it before, and because he is very much older; but Brave New World is new to Elisabeth because she is still...

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