Symbolism In Pleasantville

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Pleasantville is exactly how it sounds like, it is a town where everything is pleasant and swell. The town is a closed universe, where the streets loop back onto themselves. Also, where the only job for firemen was to rescue cats from trees. The main characters, David and Jennifer were suddenly sucked into the TV series. As the show progress with David as Bud, and Jennifer as Mary Sue, things start to change in Pleasantville. Other colors start to appear in the show, instead of the classic black and white. The new colors that start to appear represent freedom and individual thoughts. However, this only happened to the characters with strong emotions and who were also breaking away from “tradition”. For example, when David/Bud suddenly changed
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