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Cigarettes

Grumps’ literal addiction to cigarettes symbolizes his inability or unwillingness to alter or interrupt his lifestyle or habits in general: just as he is physical addicted to cigarettes, he is addicted to a particular mindset and viewpoint which he refuses to alter in order to adapt to life at the Camelottery. Although Grumps’ smoking is his most rigid habit, many of his other views and actions – such as his opposition to PopCorn’s marriage, to attempting to conserve water, or even to living in an urban area – are ingrained and habitual beliefs which he refuses to alter. Relatedly, the installation of a smoke filter in Grumps’ room represents the parents’ uneasy acceding to his desire: rather than working to change his habits, he forces the family to accommodate him on a more general scope. Furthermore, when Grumps drops his packet of cigarettes on the floor of...

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