Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Symbols & Objects

Fannie Flagg
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The Weems Weekly

The Weems Weekly is the daily periodical that Dot Weems writes for the residents of Whistle Stop. In the letters, she documents the daily “news” which is usually just town gossip, complaints about her husband, and requests for volunteers at social events. These clippings provide a snapshot of a quaint, Southern life and add time stamps to many of the novel’s events.

The Dill PIckle Club

The Dill Pickle Club is the club Idgie Threadgoode forms with her friends. They meet occasionally and swap tall tales, seeing which among them is the best liar.

Trains

Trains are the lifeblood of Whistle Stop, Alabama. Everything in town has been set up for a train-centered life. Since trains are no longer used with the same regularity that they once were, readers see the town struggle as trains fall out of fashion.

Barbecue

Barbecue is the...

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