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Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory

The world is divided into the inside of the insane asylum and "Outside," the world as it exists outside of the walls of the insane asylum. Outside has a grip on everybody’s imagination: to some, it’s a scary place; to others, it’s a seductive place; but everybody divides the world into this dichotomy.

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