The Danish Girl Symbols & Objects

David Ebershoff
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Lili’s Notes

When Einar first starts to dress up as Lili he treats her like she’s a separate person. Einar is still too embarrassed and uncomfortable to admit that they’re one in the same. In order to communicate at this early on, he used notes. These notes represent his fear of being discovered and judged.

Wealth

Greta dislikes wealth because of her family. Her father was an ambassador and they were very wealthy and famous as a result. Greta felt like she was being judged because of that. Any time that fame or wealth is brought up, she’s reminded of her family.

Teddy’s Wedding Ring

Greta holds onto Teddy’s wedding ring because it serves as a reminder of the relationship that they had and the love that she still has for him.

Duality

The symbol of living a split life, of...

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