A Room Made of Windows Themes & Characters

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The central theme in A Room Made of Windows concerns recognizing and accepting change as an inevitable part of life. Julia resists change, especially her mother's plans for remarrying, because the marriage would displace Julia as the priority in the life of her mother, Celia Redfern; it would also displace her from her beloved room made of windows.

Julia wants to be a writer and considers her room and the desk her father made for her essential in achieving this goal.

Her father's dream was to be a published writer, and she has adopted his life goal. She holds an intense affection for his memory as a perfect man. His photograph as a handsome, robust man sits on her desk, reinforcing this view of him.

Her mother's fiance, Phil Stanhope, seems pale and weak compared to the photograph and memory of her father.

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