Memories of My Melancholy Whores Setting & Symbolism

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Rosa Cabarcas Shop

Rosa Cabarcas runs a small store that is a front for her brothel.

Bicycle

The narrator buys the girl a bicycle for Christmas after being told that her bicycle was old and damaged.

Mirror

There is a mirror in the bathroom of the room where the narrator sees the girl. On this mirror the narrator finds a message one morning and begins leaving messages for the girl to help her learn to read.

Jewelry

The narrator inherited several pieces of jewelry from his mother. The narrator temporarily gives some of these jewels to the girl. Later, when the narrator tries to sell these jewels, he discovers the stones have been replaced with fakes. At first the narrator believes the girl and Rosa Cabarcas did this, but soon learns his mother had the stones replaced in order to sell them without selling the entire set of...

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