what is the use of symbolism in Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat ?is it the dog symbolises third person spoiling a marital relationship?   and what other symbols in this story?    please...

what is the use of symbolism in Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat ?

is it the dog symbolises

third person spoiling a marital relationship?

 

and what other symbols in this story? 

 

please help! thanks! 

xdownpour | Student

i know that 

 the dog symbolises

third person spoiling a marital relationship, it is the colonel.

 

but what is the relationship between water fleas, dandelions, dentists?