Killman Creek Themes & Motifs

Rachel Caine
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Names and Identity

Both Gwen and Connor experience episodes in which they realize they have different personalities based on their names. In Gwen’s case, her old name and old personality is even used against her like a weapon by those hoping to hurt her. Connor, meanwhile, sees Brady as his alter ego, his evil side as compared to Connor, his good side.

For Gwen, her new name is a symbol of the distance that she has created between herself and Melvin as much as it is a symbol of her new personality. Since she has discovered what her passiveness allowed to happen right in front of her, her husband was torturing and killing young women in their garage, Gwen has dedicated herself to becoming a stronger person. She is not only physically strong, she has also worked on becoming more emotionally strong. She is more aware...

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