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The Lovely Bones

Summary: Reviews Alice Sebold's novel, The Lovely Bones. Describes how the novel proves that families can survive any catastrophe if the members love one another and stick together.
If there is one central theme in Alice Sebold's novel, The Lovely Bones, it would be that families can survive any catastrophe if the member love one another and stick together. In using this theme you must understand this particular family's catastrophe is trying to learn the acceptance of life and death. Although this novel deals with Susie's life after her own death, the theme mostly revolves around her parents, and how they dealt with it. Their actions, thoughts, and relationships are what create the theme of this novel.

Susie Salmons death; the obvious reason for the novel, is what sparked the beginning. When she was 14 she was raped and murdered by a nearby neighbor. With all evidence covered up, George Harvey (the killer) continued on with his every day life. Susie's family tried to hide the intense pain, but at the same time, it was eating at...

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