The Crane Wife Themes & Motifs

Patrick Ness
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Stories

When the narrator tells the story of the car accident that George miraculously siurvives, the narration introduces the concept that one may never know the truth of a story as people will always tell a story from their point of view, but this fact does not matter. True importance lies in the telling of stories because doing so brings life to past events that die if the stories neglected. Thus, when George tells his story about the car accident and the finger biting incident involving his mother and his third-grade teacher that led to his meeting of Roy, he knows that different people will tell the same story in different ways. Roy, the old lady who hit him and the witnesses will tell the truth according to them, maybe even making themselves the center of the story. The way George feels when he tells the story...

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