Multcolib Picks: Famous Eyeglasses in Fiction
Annotation:Harry's round spectacles started a fashion craze in real life... and the image of him, with tape holding the glasses together at the bridge of his nose, is one of the most heartbreaking images of his life pre-Hogwarts.
Annotation:Piggy's glasses might be the most famous in all of literature: they start a fire, get broken, and are stolen before the gruesome denouement of the novel.
Annotation:One of the most omnipresent images from Fitzgerald's novel is the enormous billboard of a giant pair of glasses, advertising the services of a New York optometrist. No one escapes their "persistent stare".
Annotation:The original Christopher Reeve version. The glasses Superman wears as Clark Kent are one of the most enduring images of the character.