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Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas Themes

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Themes

Love and Loss

Love and loss is a central theme in Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas. All of the major characters, as well as many of the minor ones, have to deal with the loss of an important love in their lives. These losses have profound effects on those characters left behind. Matt Harrison, for example, avoids getting married for many years because of his grief over his father's death when Matt was a child. Matt fears that he will also suddenly lose the woman he loves. Unfortunately, his greatest fear comes true when he falls in love with Suzanne, a woman in her thirties with heart problems. She dies within two years of their wedding when she suffers a massive heart attack while driving with their son on his first birthday. While Matt is able to move on and start a serious relationship with Katie...

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