The Golden Tresses of the Dead: A Flavia De Luce Novel Symbols & Objects

Alan Bradley
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The Title, The Golden Tresses of the Dead

The title, The Golden Tresses of the Dead, symbolizes deception as the hair of the dead is used in human wigs to make the rich appear to be more glamorous than they are in reality. It also symbolizes the pride which drives Miss Truelove to commit illegal activities as her activities involve grave robbing and selling false promises to enhance the health and capabilities of people just as the wigs enhance the looks of women. Her lack of humility makes her think that she is above the law and can commit such activities.

Reggie Mould

Reggie symbolizes the error of making judgements based on appearances and the dual nature of things. His burned face is hard to look at, however, he is a charming man. He is a good friend to Dieter, and Flavia likes him instantly. In addition...

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