Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

by

August Wilson

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Joe Turner’s Come and Gone Symbols

The Guitar

The fact that Jeremy’s guitar enables him to make money wherever he goes signifies the play’s interest in the relationship between music and travel. Indeed, “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” is itself a title…

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Pigeons

Pigeons appear with surprising frequency in Joe Turner’s Come and Gone because they’re representative of the various ways in which freedom can be cut off or restricted. When Reuben first meets Zonia, he explains…

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