The Lighthouse - Moths Summary & Analysis

Moore, Alison
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Bernard brushes a cornflower to Ester's cheekbone and says, "come away with me" (185). He brushes the cornflower against the blue of her buttons and compares it to the blue of her eyes. After Ester marries Bernard and moves into Hellhaus, she manages the accommodations and housekeeping while he runs the pun. They only have ten rooms and they stand empty for most of the entire seasons. Once, she leaves a light on in an empty bathroom for weeks and when she returns, it is full of months (186). When Ester was a girl, she is fascinated by the Museum fur Naturkunde in Berlin and as an adult decides to collect months pinned to a display board. Bernard believes that she is hording, not collecting moths (186). Bernard also disproves of her bookshelves fulled with romantic literature, and when he finds her envelopes full of memorabilia, he...

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