Wide Sargasso Sea
Wide Sargasso Sea Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
Antoinette explains to Rochester that she "loved" the land because she "had nothing else to love" (II.6.3.36). You could say the land is itself a character in the novel. The description of the land...
Birds and Beasts
The birds and animals in Wide Sargasso Sea are usually allegories for the struggles of the individual characters. Coco isn't just a pyromaniacal parrot who ends up saving everyone's lives, but a vo...
Red Dress, White Dress
To all the fashionistas out there, you know how you feel when you've got the dress on. It could be vintage couture or an absolute steal you picked up at some post-post-clearance sale, but it fits y...
Fire in the novel is associated with rebellion, both political and emotional. In Part I, ex-slaves set fire to Coulibri as an expression of their discontent, partly with Mr. Mason's plan to import...
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