The Lost Girls of Paris Symbols & Objects

Pam Jenoff
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Suitcase

Eleanor’s suitcase represents the burden of the truth, specifically as it applies to the fate of the missing SOE agents after the war. Eleanor carries the suitcase all the way to New York City in search of Marie, noting that it had “grown heavy” (344). Eleanor feels the heavy burden of the truth on her, as she is the only person to know the true role the SOE played in the disappearance of the female agents in France. The suitcase is unique in that it is uniquely Eleanor’s both physically and symbolically, as the name Trigg is written on the side.

Photographs

The photographs that Grace finds inside Eleanor’s suitcase represent the implicit duty that Grace feels to pursue the truth of the agents’ fates. Upon first finding the photos, Grace notes that having them feels “too intimate, wrong” but at the same time...

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