Everything Is Green Symbols & Objects

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Window

The window over the sofa symbolizes Mayfly’s detachment from the relationship. While Mitch speaks to Mayfly, she remains reticent and detached. She then looks out of the window and dismisses Mitch’s words on the basis of the perceived beauty of the outdoors. Thus, Mayfly’s dreamy, detached disposition weakens the relationship while also making it more difficult for Mitch to explain how it is weakening the relationship.

Green

The color green symbolizes the characters’ divergent perspectives. When Mayfly looks at the outdoors, she speaks with a sense of dreamlike wonder about how beautiful it is that everything outside is green. When Mitch looks out the outdoors, he views the scene with a sense that is more literal, realistic, and dour. Mitch mentally notes the things that are not green in addition to the things that are.

Mitch’s Age

Mitch’s age symbolizes his...

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