The Lying Game: A Novel Symbols & Objects

Ware, Ruth
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The Lying Game

This game is a symbol of the attitudes of Thea, Isa, Fatima, and Kate regarding the value of honesty. It is the basis of Isa's relationship with Kate, Fatima, and Thea. She believes the game influenced the rest of her life and how she acts and interacts with everyone else.

Ambrose's Suicide Note

Ambrose's suicide note symbolizes his devotion to Luc and Kate. Ambrose had a few minutes after he ingested the heroin to try to save his life. Instead, he chose to write the note. The note makes it clear to Kate that he wanted her to protect Luc and that he would rather die than to put his children in harm's way.

Ambrose's Bones

Ambrose's bones symbolize the secret Isa, Kate, Fatima, and Thea hid after Ambrose's death. Isa, Fatima, and Thea believed they were hiding the fact that Ambrose had committed...

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