The Ghost Writer Setting & Symbolism

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Letters

Lonoff receives many letters every day, some fan letters, some letters denouncing his literary work, and many letters asking for help from aspiring writers. Lonoff met Amy through one such letter.

Multi-colored Paper

Lonoff writes on paper of different colors to extinguish between drafts of his novels.

Dishes

Lonoff's wife breaks several dishes after having an argument with him regarding his feelings toward Amy Bellette.

Lonoff's Desk

Zuckerman stands on Lonoff's desk in order to eavesdrop and hear what Lonoff is saying to Amy in the room upstairs.

Higher Education

Higher Education is a short story Zuckerman wrote about a dispute over money between several members of his family. The story causes a rift between Zuckerman and his father because Zuckerman's father believes the story places Jewish people in a poor light.

The Middle Years

The Middle Years is a short story by Henry James that chronicles...

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