The Perfect Nanny Symbols & Objects

Leila Slimani
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Peter Pan Collar

The Peter Pan collar is a symbol of youth and the inability to grow up. Louise is constantly wearing a shirt with the Peter Pan collar.

Orange Cake

The orange cake is a symbol of a peace offering. Myriam brings Louise her favorite treat on the day of the murders.

Muddy Pond

The muddy pond is a symbol of the fear of death. Louise's classmate drowned in a muddy pond when she was young, and she is terrified of the water as an adult.

Island

The island is a symbol of hope. Louise's dream is to return to the island and live there forever.

Chicken

The chicken carcass is symbol of Louise's mental instability. She leaves it on the table for Myriam after making the children eat all the meat off it.

Rolex

The Rolex is a symbol of wealth. Paul buys it for...

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