The Question and Answer section for The Overcoat is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Each individual attached to them nowadays thinks all society insulted in his person.
This statement is important because it tells us that the officials are antagonistic and easily insulted.... in fact, they're defensive and waiting for perceived...
Three symbols in the text are the overcoat, the picture in the shop window, and the name, Akaky Akakievich.
Akakiy was walking home from a birthday celebration at a local tavern.