The House Girl Symbols & Objects

Tara Conklin
This Study Guide consists of approximately 57 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The House Girl.
This section contains 628 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The House Girl Study Guide

Clifton and Harp LLP

This is the law firm where Lina works, and it symbolizes the ruthlessness of corporate climates. Lina is an associate attorney here when Ron Dresser launches the slavery reparations lawsuit. It is a huge company and the lawyers all work brutal hours under a great deal of pressure.

Billable Hours

Billable hours are symbolic of precious time. As an attorney at Clifton and Harp LLP, Lina measures all the time she spends working on cases, always keeping track of the time so that she can bill for her services. That habit becomes so ingrained that she counts the time spent in many aspects of her life, often noting how many billable hours are spent on a specific task even though those hours are only important to Lina. The concept of billable hours represents the fast pace and high pressure Lina and the other...

(read more)

This section contains 628 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The House Girl Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The House Girl from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook