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Symbolism Of 'The Ambulance Scene In Peter Walsh' By Peter Walsh

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The ambulance scene was probably the weirdest scenes in the book. It showed Peter Walsh’s true view on reality; his view of the world is centered on death. Instead of thinking that the ambulance was for something non-fatal, he instantly likened it to, “some one hit on the head, struck down by disease” (151). From the way he thinks about the victim riding in the back off the ambulance, he does not expect them to be coming back. Peter Walsh seems to be the person who lives on the assumption that he will die, and there is nothing more and nothing less waiting for him in the
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