Sundays at Tiffany's Themes

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Imagination

As "Sundays at Tiffany's" deals with the romance between a woman and her childhood imaginary friend, it is not surprising that the power of imagination should emerge as one of the major themes. Imagination is presented throughout the novel as a saving, powerful force and one that is accessible to everyone, though found most often by children in need. The children who receive imaginary friends in the book (Jane, Holly, a young boy with lesbian parents) are all dealing with difficult familial situations, but find they can cope through the presence of their imaginary friends. The line between imagination and reality blurs throughout the story: indeed, when Michael has his heart attack, it is as though the love between he and Jane has literally brought him to life.

The power of imagination is further reinforced by Jane and Vivienne's work in the theater. From the reviews and other...

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