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De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period

De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period

by J.D. Salinger

The Woman In the Window

Character Analysis

Jean sees her in the window of the orthopedic appliance shop just before he has his second epiphany. She is significant because she shows Jean that there is nothing to be feared from the orthopedic appliances, even if they do represent human waste, disease, and suffering.

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