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Jinx Themes

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Themes

Embracing Your Fears

Throughout the story, Jean's thoughts reveal that she experiences a certain level of fear in most areas of her life. Towards the beginning of the story, Jean's fears seem to surround her chronic bad luck. Not only does she appear to be afraid and intimidated by her bad luck, but her fears go one step deeper when her thoughts indicate that she not only judges herself more negatively because of her bad luck but that she is afraid others will not want to have a relationship with her when they begin to notice how bad her bad luck really is. Jean also seems to fear the idea of being herself, as she struggles to voice her own opinion and she frequently worries about how others may perceive her. When the idea is introduced that Jean has the powers of witchcraft, it becomes clear that her fear...

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