Bird Box Symbols & Objects

Josh Malerman
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Creatures

The creatures affect everything in Malorie's world. Each character behaves differently because they exist. Some hide from the creatures, while others give into their power, and others still remain unaffected by their power. The creatures affect humans when a person lays eyes upon them. Once that happens, the affected human kills those around them and then commits suicide. In thinking about the way that the creatures affect humans, one begins to understand that they are more than animals. The creatures are in fact symbols for something more than what their physical bodies are. Since the creatures affect humans when a person sees them, they represent that which humans cannot fathom. They are the embodiment of the ugly truths that people prefer not to acknowledge. They represent that which humans cannot understand.

Blindfolds

Whenever Malorie or the housemates leave their shelter, they wear blindfolds. The blindfolds are...

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