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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Themes & Motifs

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Vanity

Vanity is one of the most important themes in this novel as the focus, especially in the first few chapters, are what Edward thinks of himself and how he feels that others do not share his thoughts on how important he is. The reader first gets a glimpse of his vanity when he is physically described. He loves the fact that he has real fur ears and tail, but he is unhappy with his whiskers since he does not know where they came from. He is proud of his wardrobe as well, since it is made of fine materials and they fit him perfectly. He also takes offense at the thought of being considered anything other than important. Edward is offended quickly if anyone refers to him as "it" or even "bunny".

The reader can see that Edward's vanity makes him hard to please and extremely...

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