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Meaning of Title
A drink made from ingredients of summer, meant to bottle a part of that season
Green Town, Illinois
Mortality, taking various forms such as the ravine, technology, and death
Often solemn and filled with wonder, sometimes comedic or even horrific
Point of View
Douglas becomes aware that he is alive
As he appreciates his new perspective on alive, he is also confronted with examples of mortality and death.
Douglas becomes ill when summer reaches its hottest peak.
Douglas is saved by the junkman Ned Jonas and becomes heroic as the summer closes.
The awareness of life and resulting awareness of mortality
The limits of technology, rituals and discoveries, the body as a machine, youth and old age
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Mescallado, Ray. "TheBestNotes on Dandelion Wine".
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