Paris For One Symbols & Objects

Jojo Moyes
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portrait of the cracked spine

The portrait of the cracked spine is the Kahlo art show painting where Fabien spots Nell crying. The depiction of the debilitating injury resonates with the broken hearts and fractured spirits of both Nell and Fabien. During her discussion with Fabien aboard the Rose de Paris, Nell reveals that when her father died his spine was fractured in three places, a fact that most likely caused Nell to break down in tears upon viewing this piece. The irony of this painting is that this image of pain leads to both lovers’ healing.

emerald dress

Nell resists buying the emerald dress initially due to her cost-per-wear analysis of it. Emerald green and adorned with images of pineapples, the dress represents new life and growth. The pineapples are a kind of fruit commonly associated with hospitality, and their presence on the dress suggests the...

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