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The Rocks Themes & Motifs

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Homer's Odyssey

Journeys are an important and mysterious element of Gerald’s life and are at the heart of his obsession with Homer’s Odyssey and its different settings.

As a young man, Gerald set out on a journey that informed his book, and brought him to the place where he met Lulu. At the book’s re-release party, he could not speak, although his personal reasons are more complicated than the writing of the book itself. At this point in his life, Gerald's journey has been a complicated and often painful one.

Gerald’s final journey, that of his accidental death along with Lulu, is also embraced in mystery. Gerald refers to an important aspect of their common past, and this causes Lulu to become angry along with him. Their subsequent fighting and clawing lead them to roll off The Rocks, to their death. But their...

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