The Flick Symbols & Objects

Annie Baker
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Debris in the Theatre

Several times throughout the narrative, the theater's customers leave things behind – such as shredded lettuce from a sandwich and a smelly running shoe. A more extreme example of the theater's patrons' lack of civility is excrement smeared on the walls and bathroom floor. For further consideration of these items, see “Homework Help – Question 1”.

Dinner Money

“Dinner money” is the name given to a complex scheme of pocketing used tickets and reselling them. Past and current staff sof the theate have put the embezzlement in place to get themselves a little extra income. Secret and illegal, the scheme has been in place for years; however, it ceases at the end of the play when Paul, the new owner, catches on to the deceitfulness.

Movies

Throughout the narrative, movies are referred to as an important art form in culture. Avery seems to be obsessed with...

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