Coraline Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
The black button eyes of the other mother are probably the most iconic or well-known image to come out of Coraline. They were looking at her with their black button eyes. Or at least she thought th...
The key into the other world becomes a hot commodity, or item, in the story. There's only one key to the door between the other world and our world. And the other mother and Coraline both want to c...
This book makes a big deal out of mirrors, which is kind of a shout-out to Through the Looking Glass. In this story, Alice actually goes through a mirror and winds up in a totally new world. Sound...
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