The Marriage of Opposites Symbols & Objects

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Blue notebook

A blue notebook is stolen from the company store by Rachel as a child. Rachel uses the notebook to scribble down stories, folk lore, legends, and history associated with Saint Thomas as she travels around the area. The notebook becomes a symbol of Rachel’s love of travel and learning, and reveals a spirit of restlessness that will plague her for most of her life.

Paint

Paint is used by Camille to create paintings. Rachel finds it foolish at first that Camille should be more concerned with paints and art than numbers and account books at the family business. Camille, however, will live his life no other way than by painting. To Camille, it is a delight and a step closer to truth when he puts paint upon a canvas to create something of beauty.

Paintings

Paintings are created by Camille throughout the second half...

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