The Beautiful and Damned


F. Scott Fitzgerald

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The Beautiful and Damned Symbols

Anthony’s Bathroom

Anthony considers his luxurious bathroom to be a sanctuary—he retreats there often to hide or recover from his relatively easy life. Therefore, the bathroom represents Anthony’s futile attempts to hide from reality. His bathtub has…

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The Stamp Collection

Anthony’s stamp collection represents the paralyzing effect of his fear of maturity and death. Anthony experienced the deaths of several family members at a young age, including both of his parents and his grandmother…

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