Miss Julia Strikes Back Setting & Symbolism

Ann B. Ross
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Diamond Ring/ Jewelry

The entire plot of the novel centers around first, the disappearance of Julia's Princess Diana replica engagement ring, then much more jewelry belonging to Hazel Marie and Mildred Allen, among others. Julia takes matters into her own hands by pursuing the jewel thieves to Florida. Eventually, she finds many of the stolen jewels, including her engagement ring. She assures Lloyd that one should never place undue importance on material possessions. However, the sentimental nature of her connection to the ring gives it much importance to her. She rejoices greatly when it is returned.

Spode China

Julia points out that she realizes her Spode brand china is an inferior pattern. However, she choses it for her dinner party due to its cheery nature. Even though it is not her best china, Lillian treats it carefully, washing it by hand. It represents a marriage of Julia's privileged...

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