What's in a Name
Who's Christine? Who's Dell-Dell?
The Perfumed Shroud
Enid Rose and her three men: Earl Rose, Leon Rose,
Bernice is coming back.
An allegory is the moral of the story; the hidden meaning or message.
2. The consequences of a mother's grief and denial
3. The discovery that mothers destroy sons
Allegory themes in order of published and upcoming publications:
The trilogy consists of What's in a Name (published), The Perfumed Shroud, and Whaleseasons. The name of the trilogy comes from a common element amongst the allegorical themes, which reflect on the human condition involving the undeniable influence mothers have on their children. These are introspective narratives, which are categorized as literary fiction, that feature complex characters and character development.
The theme is a reflective take on the relationship between mothers and their children. A mother's influence is compared to what happens, the motions, in a spiral galaxy that has a central bar-shaped structure. According to Wikipedia, "bars generally affect ... the motions of stars within spiral galaxies."