Objects & Places from Kissing Doorknobs

Terry Spencer Hesser
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Object Descriptions

Sidewalk cracks - Tara counts these as she is walking.

Condoms - Donna and Tara go into the pharmacist to buy these items when Donna tells Tara that she is having sex with Chuck.

Doorknobs - One of the things that Tara feels compelled to do is to touch these objects with all ten fingers with exactly the same pressure, and then kiss her fingers.

The Carnival - This is the location where one of the low points of Tara's life takes place when her mother sees her crossing herself compulsively and shakes Tara until they are both crying.

The tyrants - These are the voices or the compulsions that Tara feels inside her, which she cannot control.

Confessional - This is the location where Tara goes to speak with poor, bored Father O'Malley.

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