I Am Doug Spaulding: Accessibility and Symbolism in “Dandelion Wine”

Ray Bradbury may have chosen Doug to be the twelve-year-old protagonist in Dandelion Wine, but I remain convinced that Bradbury took a pencil and paper to my childhood. Part of the reason why Doug’s character resonates with me so much stems from Bradbury’s use of symbolic language. Because symbolism leaves the audience to interpret the … Read moreI Am Doug Spaulding: Accessibility and Symbolism in “Dandelion Wine”