The Name of the Wind Symbols & Objects

Patrick Rothfuss
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The Chandrian

The Chandrian are the first six people who refused Rehlu’s choice of the path. They were cursed to wander the corners as demons. In the present time, the Chandrian have returned to commit massacres, including the murders of Kvothe’s parents and their troupe. Getting to the truth behind the Chandrian and their attacks becomes the obsessive, primary purpose in Kvothe’s life.

Chronicler's written account of Kvothe

Chronicler’s written account is a symbolic representation of getting to the truth behind the stories that have been told about people, places, and the past. When Chronicler comes to record Kvothe’s story, Chronicler wants to sort through embellishments and misunderstandings to get to the very truth of Kvothe’s past.

Lute

The lute symbolizes Kvothe’s last physical link to his parents. He greatly treasures it until it is destroyed. Thereafter, Kvothe learns the...

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