Little Dorrit Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Mrs. Clennam's Watch
When Arthur comes back from China, he brings his mom his dead father's watch, which has the inscription D.N.F. engraved on it, which stands for "Do Not Forget." That's all well and good, but this...
The Shadow of the Marshalsea
At first the shadow of the Marshalsea is a real thing: the high walls of the prison block most light from coming into the little yard. But soon, the idea of a Marshalsea shadow falling on someone...
For a little while, Arthur splits into two personalities. There's regular old Arthur, a practical, quiet, tired, generally low-energy man. And then there's Nobody, a guy who suddenly finds himsel...
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