Blankets: An Illustrated Novel Setting & Symbolism

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Sin

Sin is one of the main objects in "Blankets" by Craig Thompson. Craig's family is devoutly religious. His parents often preach about sin and often refer to the Bible to teach the children about it. For Craig, a lot of the issues involving sin are attached to his body, particularly as it grows and changes. Craig immediately attaches shame and self-loathing to hormonal changes and growing up. Part of this comes from his upbringing while part of it comes from being sexually molested as a young boy.

Craig also struggles with sin as it involves pride and improper treatment of others. Instead of focusing on gratitude, as Craig often does, he reminds himself that perhaps he should be asking for forgiveness for his sins.

Craig also has many questions about the Bible and the way it is written, in some ways, this is a sin in Craig's...

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