Dear Committee Members Symbols & Objects

Julie Schumacher
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Darren Browles

Darren Browles symbolizes Jason’s frustration with his academic career and how his literary career has stalled.

Letters of Recommendation

Letters of Recommendation symbolize possibility and hope. Jason hopes to get his points across through the letters, which he would otherwise consider a waste of time.

Construction

Construction symbolizes the changes taking place in the English Department from the hiring freeze, department cuts, and search for a new chair. They all represent the disarray.

A Literary Agent

A Literary Agent symbolizes the possibility that a voice is able to be heard. The voice comes from writers such as Darren or Vivian. Jason's voice now comes from getting his points across in his letters.

The Affair

The Affair symbolizes Jason being torn between his academic work and his creative work. Carol represents the university taking him away from his creative work, which is represented by Janet...

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