Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club Symbols & Objects

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The Kentucky Club

The Kentucky Club symbolizes an escape from the real world for characters – a static place they can lose themselves in their various forms of escape. The Kentucky Club is somewhere where all the characters eventually finds themselves at one point or another. In Juarez, the bar serves as a haven of sorts. The characters meet and drink, able to escape their problems for their duration there. It is also a place of transformation, as Nick meets Sylvia at the bar for the first time, and Carmen introduces Conrad to drugs here. It is also the setting of a picture of their parents. The Kentucky Club holds memories for the characters and allows them forge new ones as well.

The Border

The border between Juarez and El Paso is significant in its ability to become non-existent at times. It is supposed to separate the more...

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