Stuck in Neutral Setting & Symbolism

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The Seattle Center

This is one of Shawn’s favorite places to visit, both in reality and when his spirit leaves his body during his seizures. He enjoys going to the Space Needle and the Pacific Science Center, both located at the Seattle Center.

Wheelchair

This is the only way Shawn can move around without being carried; he cannot walk.

Eyes

Eyes are mentioned several times in the book. First, because Shawn cannot control his own sight and must focus on whatever his eyes land on. Later, they are brought up again in the episode with the crow in chapter 4 and the myth that crows like to eat out children’s eyes. Finally, at the end, before Shawn’s father makes his final move, the two make direct eye contact.

Crib

Shawn’s bed is a crib, with a removable bar so that he may be placed in...

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