The Shoemaker's Wife Symbols & Objects

Adriana Trigiani
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Gold Coin

Enrico Caruso gives gold coins to his staff, including Enza and Laura, to thank them for their hard work. Laura spends hers right away, but Enza treasures hers because it represents not only the kindness and generosity of Caruso but also her beloved Metropolitan Opera.

Cameo

Before she leaves for America, Enza receives an old blue cameo from her mother that is a family heirloom and treasure. It has been handed down through the generations, and her mother gives it to her in a kind of symbolic passing of the torch, or flame of life. As she does the gold coin from Caruso, Enza holds onto and appreciates the meaning of the blue cameo—the survival of families and love.

Farmhouse

To Marco Ravanelli, the house that he's rented for years and in which his children have grown up really feels like his own. That's...

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