Foe Themes

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The Quest for Truth

The quest for truth is seen in three specific areas of this story. The first and most obvious is Susan's insistence that her story be the truth. She says she doesn't want Mr. Foe to embellish her story at all as he's writing, though her attitude changes to some degree when she tries her own hand at writing and discovers that sticking strictly to the truth makes for a boring story. At that point she admits that making up some stories about cannibals or other adventures seems a good idea but seems to resist the temptation. The second area in which the quest for truth arises is in Susan's quest for what is real in her own life. When presented with the existence of a daughter that she believes is not her own, Susan comes to doubt her own existence and seems to wonder what...

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