Pieces of Her Symbols & Objects

Karin Slaughter
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Yo-yo

The yo-yo is a symbol of control. When FBI Agent Danberry is trying to get Jane to confess that Nick is the leader of a cult that plotted the murder of Martin, he compares the way a cult leader controls his followers like a yo-yo. Each time Jane considers her doubts concerning Nick, she wonders if she really is just a yo-yo that he is controlling.

Make-Up Bag

The make-up bag is a symbol of Laura’s secrets. Laura pulls this make-up bag, containing a good deal of cash as well as the keycard to a storage unit, out of the cushions on her couch and gives it to Andy before she leaves. The packed make-up bag indicates that Laura had thought in advance that she might need to run away and had put the things she would need within easy reach but at the same...

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