Lolita Symbols

Lolita is one of the best and most interesting novels that has stood the test of time in terms of its popularity among readers. It was published in 1955 by Vladimir Nabokov one of the top Russian-American novelist. Here are some Lolita symbols.

The Enchanted Hunters

The enchanted hunters refer to the name of the motel that Lolita was raped by Humbert. This is also the title of Quilty’s play. Enchanted hunter image acts as the symbol for pedophiles such as Humbert and Quilty. They are referred as hunters in Lolita because they have the habit of chasing little girls without any control. On the other hand, they are referred as enchanted because all their desires have ended up warping all their imaginations. These desires that have taken full control of their lives also prevent them from having the true picture of the reality. This means that in their lives they just live in imaginations or through appearances.

Nymphets

This is the term that Humbert uses in the description of the type of little girls he is sexually attracted to. Nymphets are supposed to be very charming and very mischievous. In addition, they are supposed to demonstrate elusive combinations of eerie vulgarity and tenderness. As Humbert imagines about nymphets, he makes use of imagery from the natural world, folklore and classical mythology. Mists, forests, trees and beaches are the true symbols of nymphetry and nymphets. For men who are almost the similar to nymphets, Humbert makes use of the world Faunlet. In this novel, Lolita is the top Nymphet in the life and imagination in Humbert’s life.

Motels and Rented Houses

As you read Lolita, you will realize that all the residences are temporary. First, Humbert is born in a hotel, then spends his life in Ramsdale, but never settled down in Beardsley. He then spends many years of his life in many motels and inns located on the roadside. This is the same case with Lolita, who did not live in the home she was born. She moved to Ramsdale where they met with Humbert Humbert. The motels as depicted in the novel depict the emotional homelessness of the top characters in this novel. It is worth noting that none of the major characters in Lolita have a family. In addition, they do not have any deep roots in

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