Outline Symbols & Objects

Rachel Cusk
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The Airplane

Taking a plane represents taking a journey. In Faye's case the journey is into self-exploration that will continue until she finds peace. Even though readers know that she is flying home, they do not see her on the plane because she still is on the journey, she has not yet found peace. She literally does not make the return journey that characters make in literature once they find themselves. Instead readers hear about Anne's journey, one in which she has begun to find peace through taking to her neighbor on the plane. Anne is not only continuing Anne's class, she is also continuing her journey.

The Yacht's Anchor

An anchor as a symbol means hope, steadfastness, salvation, stability, and/or tranquility. It can also be a symbol of good luck, safety, and security. In this sense, it means trust and confidence. Faye is trying to...

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