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It Devours! Symbols & Objects

Joseph Fink
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Larry’s Figurines

Larry’s Figurines symbolize his desire to be remembered in a place such as Night Vale where history and memories appear to be unreliable and in constant flux. Rather than entrust that his legacy will be passed on through children or grandchildren, he builds his dioramas and figurines as physical manifestations of the life he has lived, as well as the life’s work he will leave behind once he is dead. Larry is so willing to risk his own life to save his figurines when the sinkhole begins to swallow his home because he equates his creations with his life itself.

Helicopters

Helicopters are a symbol of surveillance in the novel. All throughout the town of Night Vale, helicopters can be seen and heard hovering in the sky at all times of day. These aircraft are a constant reminder that the government of...

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