De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period
De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period
by J.D. Salinger
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A Note to the Reader

Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory

Jean has two intense experiences outside the display window of the orthopedic appliance shop that is underneath Les Amis Des Vieux Maitres. There is lots of symbolism at work in those scenes, but because they are very important to Jean's character, we cover them in his "Character Analysis" rather than here.

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