Night Shift: A Novel Themes & Motifs

Charlaine Harris
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Identity

The motif of identity which runs throughout the narrative raises questions such as whether one can adjust to changes that are necessary to their health (both mentally and physically), but are contrary to one's beliefs, whether one has to know their biological background in order to find their identity, whether couples need to know each other's true identity to be complete, and whether one's identity is tied to one’s family. Fiji, Manfred, Lem, and Olivia are each involved in story lines that involve these questions.

Fiji struggles as she moves towards become a "tougher" Fiji. Her struggle raises the question of whether one can personally adjust to changes in their identity even though they know that they need to make a change. In addition, as Fiji presents a new character to the residents of Midnight who know her as the "old" Fiji, will they be...

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