The Great and Secret Show: The First Book of the Art Themes

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Crossroads

Much of the novel concerns itself with a crossroads of some kind or another, as when Jaffe realizes that he is at the crossroads of America while in Omaha, Nebraska, and realizes that the dead letter room is a great source of knowledge and understanding. In that same room, he obtains a medallion in the shape of a cross, and understands it to also be a representation of a kind of crossroads. The battle between Fletcher and the Jaff occurs when evil crosses paths with good, and continues for a great deal of time in this fashion, and it is interesting to note, that once Fletcher dies, the Jaff abandons his designs on the Quiddity shortly thereafter, becoming less evil and more humanized once he realizes he has made a terrible error. The Jaff explains the Medallion to Tesla near the end of the novel, and promises to...

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