Please join StudyMode to read the full document. The Significance of White : Doran Gray Historically, the color white has been used as a motif of both life and death. For instance, white is the traditional color of wedding dresses in both western and Japanese cultures. White is used to symbolize purity in western culture weddings.
The story is about a mother and daughter, Ingred and Astrid have a very unusual relationship. Ingred loves her daughter but never asks her what she thinks so therefore doesn't know her daughter too well. Such as she does not know of her daughter's yearning for a father. Ingred makes it very clear that she will not allow herself to get close to a man. She is a very brilliant, beautiful poet,.
The portrayal of the characters was done almost exactly to the play. I felt that each of the actors did an exceptional job at this. Her overall attitude, motions, and facial expressions helped bring alive her character. Aurora Leigh is a character shoved into self-sufficiency when not only her mother dies, but her father too.
A modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, SuperSummary offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. White Oleander Janet Fitch. Transform this Plot Summary into a Study Guide. Poet Ingrid Magnussen has been raising her twelve-year-old daughter, Astrid, as a single parent in Los Angeles, California. Astrid is an attractive, free spirit, much like her mother in many ways.