Attachments (Rainbow Rowell) Themes & Motifs

Rainbow Rowell
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Love

At the heart of "Attachments" is an exploration of the theme, Love, and how this powerful emotion can be developed and sustained. Beth and Chris's eight-year relationship signifies the limits of love. Beth falls in love with Chris when they were students, drawn into his image and sexy charisma. Yet their love is not enough to sustain their relationship. Over the years, Chris, who had always been emotionally distant since the beginning, pulls away even more. Beth seems to think she loves Chris although she readily acknowledges that they will never get married. Beth refers to their relationship as "living in sin" since they are living together. Essentially they are practically married except without the formal certificate and rings. Indeed, living together is not all that different than Jennifer and Mitch's situation. Yet love binds Mitch and Jennifer while habit, convenience, and some small measure of...

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