Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Symbols, Allegory and Motifs
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Nick’s CDs (Symbol)
Nick’s CDs with his own music are actually made for Tris. However, Tris turns out to be a liar and a fool, and Norah begins to listen Nick’s music. It is a wonderful pleasure, when Norah plugs the headphones into her ears and listens all these songs at full loudness. When she begins to meet with the owner of these CDs, Norah is just on cloud nine. Nick’s CDs symbolize the emergence of happiness and love between Norah and Nick.
Rubbish bin (Symbol)
No matter how much it sounds ironic and funny, however the rubbish bin is a symbol of the end of love between Nick and Tris. When Nick gives Tris CDs with his songs, she throws his songs into the garbage container. She obviously decides that love has ended. The rubbish bin is the last straw, when Tris loses her patience and she begins to ignore her ex-boyfriend.
Teenage life (Motif)
What a complicated life teenagers have. Moreover, there are reasons for it – adolescence, complete absence of mutual understanding of parents, unrequited love and friends, who are cannot be trusted because of their betrayal. Even though this book is about music and rock stars, the main motive is life of teenagers. The authors want to show, which emotions and problems teenagers have in their life and how to cope with the fact that your life seems to be sad. This book will teach how to find true friends and your happiness in a big city.
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