The Boston Girl Themes & Motifs

Anita Diamant
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Friendship

Friendship is an important theme in the novel “The Boston Girl” by Anita Diamant. Friendship proves to be monumentally integral to the life of Addie, and to her friends as well, and also proves heavily influential with respect to the plot.

When Addie is 15 years old, she begins to spend time at the library in order to read, to get away from home for a little while, and to have some time to herself. However, the time Addie spends at the library ultimately leads to her joining a girls’ literary club, and later, the Saturday Club. It is in the Saturday Club that Addie ends up making a number of friends, some of them very good friends, and many of which will come to be crucially important to one another throughout the novel.

Addie’s first true friends at the club include some of the organizers...

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