Rabbit Hole: Play Symbols & Objects

David Lindsay-Abaire
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Baby Clothes

Danny’s baby clothes are symbolic of his presence in the house, even though he is no longer alive. Before a word of dialogue is spoken, the audience is aware of the four-year-old’s presence. Becca folds his laundry as Izzy talks about the bar fight with Auggie’s ex-girlfriend. At this point in the play, the audience is unaware of Danny’s death. It seems as though Becca is doing a monotonous chore while listening to her sister ramble on. After a bit of time Izzy states, “Hey, I’m still coping too, Becca. I know it’s not the same, but it’s still hard. Okay?” (1.1.8) At this point, there is obviously something that has taken place, but it is unclear the gravity of the situation. Throughout the next few pages, Izzy not only reveals that she is pregnant, but also that she...

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