Lucky Us Themes & Motifs

Amy Bloom
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Identity

No one seems to know who they really are in the novel, Lucky Us. Eva Logan, who loves books and likes to listen to the Fireside Chats by Roosevelt, has her identity erased when she ends up living with her father. Though she had been his daughter, now she finds herself having to act as if she were his niece. He even changes her name to Eva Acton.

Eva attempts to be whatever it is that those around her needs the most. This is most likely a survival mechanism, believing that if she is useful and helpful that people will allow her to remain with them. This the reader sees when she steps in and acts as a surrogate housekeeper and cook for Edgar and Iris after Charlotte dies. Later, she acts as Iris’s personal valet and maid. Then, further on in the book, her...

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