Disclaimer Symbols & Objects

Renée Knight
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A Perfect Stranger

This book, which is used to torment Catherine and her family, is a physical representation of the secret Catherine has been keeping all these years. Her secret has shaped and defined her relationship to her family and now she must confront this secret in concrete form.

Nancy's legacy

Though Nancy died prior to the start of the narrative, she is used symbolically as as the prime motivation for Stephen's actions. Stephen justifies what he is doing as carrying on Nancy's legacy. He molds her memory to his liking in order to warrant revenge against the Ravenscrofts. As Stephen descends into mental illness his reliance on the idea of Nancy becomes stronger, and when he learns the truth behind Jonathan's actions his delusions of Nancy guiding him relent.

Stephen's laptop

Stephen's laptop represents his disconnect from reality and decent into his mental illness, focused on...

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