The Strange Bird: A Borne Story Characters

Jeff VanderMeer
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The Strange Bird

The Strange Bird is a melting pot of many different creatures and objects. She has a unique tripartite nature because of this mixing. The distinct parts of the Strange Bird’s nature are her humanity, animalistic tendencies, and technological devices. The Strange Bird develops a deep distrust of humanity throughout the novel due to the actions of many characters against the Strange Bird. She struggles in this novel with her freedom as she is imprisoned for most of the book by different characters, including the Old Man, the Magician, and the scientists at the laboratory.

In the beginning of the novel, the Strange Bird is a very naive creature who is unused to the splendors of nature. As a result, her relationship with the world is one of wonder at the start. However, upon being imprisoned by the Old Man and her subsequent mutilation by the...

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