Millions Themes & Motifs

Frank Cottrell Boyce
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Family

Family is an important theme in the novel “Millions” by Frank Cottrell Boyce. Family, thematically, involves the mutual love, loyalty, compassion, and emotional, physical, and even spiritual support between individuals who may or may not be blood-related, but who still act in accord with the traditional family unit. In the novel, family appears as both an incredibly important and positive thing, and it influences the novel in many important ways.

When the novel begins, Damian, Anthony, and their father move into a new house in a new neighborhood, hoping for a new start. They are all reeling from the death of Damian and Anthony’s mother, Maureen, whom they all deeply loved. Her death is dealt with in different ways by her boys. Damian focuses on faith and an interest in the saints, while Anthony plays up his mother’s death to get things from people...

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