Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents a Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo Symbols & Objects

Jill Twiss and Marlon Bundo
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Marlon's House

Marlon's house, which he describes as old, stuffy, and lonely, is symbolic of the emotional isolation he feels at home with his family. Even though he is the Bunny of the United States and lives with the Vice-President, he does not feel love or support in his home. This represents the coldness of his family, as well as Marlon's need for love, support, and friendship outside the home.

The Stink Bug

The Stink Bug represents American President Donald Trump and is illustrated to allude to Trump's infamous hairstyle. The metaphor of the Stunk Bug, although portrayed as a specific individual, can be extended to include anyone who is in a major position of political power and who opposes difference and progressive change. The Stink Bug also symbolizes a political leader who does not reflect the values of the majority of the population, as reflected by...

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