Men Without Women: Stories Symbols & Objects

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Rain

Rain is a symbol that appears in “Kino.” Rain represents the danger of emotions. Every time something significant happens to Kino in the bar, it is raining. Kamita tells Kino that he must leave town before the next rain because he is in danger. And, when Kino’s emotions finally come knocking on his hotel room door, it is raining.

Ice Moon

The ice moon is a symbol that appears in “Yesterday.” The ice moon represents Erika’s fear that the love she feels for Kitaru will fade away as time goes on. Erika has a reoccurring dream in which she and Kitaru were in the cabin of a ship looking out the window at a moon that is made of ice.

Lamprey Eel

The lamprey eel is a symbol from “Scheherazade.” The lamprey eel is a symbol of pure nature without any human consciousness. Scheherazade...

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