Ginny Moon Themes & Motifs

Ludwig, Benjamin
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Obsession, Purpose, and Identity

A major theme in Ginny Moon is of obsession. Ginny's obsession can be interpreted as both a negative and positive phenomenon. Ginny’s obsession is significant because it causes Ginny severe anxiety, and it pushes people away from taking her seriously. Even after everyone is aware that Baby Doll is real and alive, Ginny’s fixation on her continued safety is often met with annoyance, denigration, and contempt. To Ginny's Forever Parents, her obsessive behavior appears to be unnecessary and dangerous rather than nurturing and altruistic. The first person point of view allows the reader to see Ginny’s obsession for what it really is- a sister’s love and the makings of an identity crisis. Because they know the truth, the reader cannot help but feel that Ginny's obsession is justifiable and deserving of more respect, and if it were not regarded...

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