A summary of Symbols in Jeffrey Eugenides's Virgin Suicides. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Virgin Suicides and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. This week, “The Virgin Suicides” received the Criterion Collection treatment, complete with a 4K restoration of the film, a making-of documentary, an essay from Megan Abbott and several interviews with the director, stars and author. “In the end, the tortures tearing the Lisbon girls pointed to a simple reasoned refusal to accept the world as it was handed down to them, so full of flaws.” ― Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides.