The Nest Symbols & Objects

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
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The Nest

This bird’s nest that Leo sees at the end of Chapter 1 represents "the nest" - the trust fund that Leonard Sr. set up for his children.

Red Ballet Flat

This red ballet flat is symbolic of the way that different characters in the novel assign different monetary values to the same objects. Melody believes the ballet flats are delicate and a luxury she’d never allow herself. Jack and Walker, however, agree the flats are cheap and ugly.

Cartier Tank

The Cartier tank watch is one of the items that Jack has begun to see only in terms of the amount of money he spent to purchase it. He gave the watch to Walker as a gift. Walker loves the watch but since Jack has gotten them into such financial trouble he can only see the monetary value of the piece of journey.

Deep Brown Leather Satchel

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