Bone Gap Themes & Motifs

Laura Ruby
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Understanding Who You Are and Where You Belong

The theme of Understanding Who You Are and Where You Belong is important in the story for several of the characters. Finn is a beautiful boy with a sensitive spirit who is ridiculed by the people in town because he is too dreamy and careless. Finn has mystical experiences that other people wouldn't understand so he keeps that part of himself quiet. Finn also has face blindness which means that he can't identify faces like other people can. Although this allows Finn to see the soul of people, he is ridiculed by others especially when he can't identify Roza's kidnapper. Petey also struggles to find out where she belongs. Because she is not a beautiful girl, the people in town make fun of her so she retaliates by being caustic. She knows who she is inside but people only...

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