The Carnival at Bray Symbols & Objects

Jessie Ann Foley
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Care Packages

Care packages are sent to Maggie in Ireland from her Uncle Kevin in order to help her cope with the new setting she finds herself in. The care packages include issues of Spin, and other music magazines, as well as Twizzlers, and music. Among the music sent over is a single tape from Kevin’s band, Selfish Fetus.

Concert Tickets

Concert tickets to Nirvana in Rome are purchased by Kevin, and mailed to Maggie just before he commits suicide. Orange in color, Maggie jealously protects them as she journeys to the concert. They are stolen by Ashley when Maggie is passed out from weed and alcohol, and they are later tracked down and found by Maggie and Eoin.

Alcohol

Alcohol in various forms, from beer to whiskey to port, is consumed in copious amounts by many of the characters in the novel. Whenever Laura visits...

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