The Fisherman and His Soul


Oscar Wilde

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The Fisherman and His Soul Symbols

The Heart

The heart symbolizes love in all forms. Over the course of the story, it comes to demonstrate the importance and power not only of romantic love, but of love for one’s fellow humans in the…

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The Flowers

The white flowers that appear at the end of the story represent the importance acceptance and are a direct rejection of the Priest’s initial vision of a judgmental God. Three years after the Fisherman

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