Night Shift: A Novel Symbols & Objects

Charlaine Harris
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Food

The presence of food, and who is eating it and who is not, represents either communion or discord depending on the situation. When everyone is enjoying food together, as they do at Madonna's restaurant, Fiji and Manfred do, and Fiji and Olivia do, the people are communing together and the relationship is good. Thus the fact that Fiji stays away from the restaurant symbolizes discord or that something is wrong.

The tea that Manfred serves Sylvester is also symbolic Manfred serves Sylvester tea because he senses that his emotions are going to be tested and that there is going to be an exchange between the two of them that involves the heart. This is what the tea represents.

Fiji's Virginity

The fact that Fiji is still a virgin symbolizes her innocence and the fact that she holds back instead of letting her true powers flow. It...

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