The Chemist Symbols & Objects

Stephenie Meyer
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Carston's e-mail

Carston’s e-mail symbolizes the potential for freedom, and it erves as an omen for danger. Carston’s e-mail offers Alex a way out in exchange for one last job. Alex realizes she might actually have a ticket out –or she might be walking into a trap. Hoping against hope, she takes the job, and the omen for danger becomes prophetic in retrospect.

Novels

Novels symbolize creativity in staying alive. Novels –about espionage, survival, etc. –are what Chris refers to as implausible manuals. The novels creatively describe situations, strategies, and tactics which Chris incorporates into her life. Though she has her own specialized skill set and has read countless manuals on things like survival, novels take a very creative approach and put practical skills into a kind of practice from which Chris learns.

TCX-1

TCX-1 symbolizes threats. TCX-1, a super virus developed under the auspice...

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