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The Time Traveler's Wife Themes

Audrey Niffenegger
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Life Companionship

Niffenegger has based the entire story upon lifelong companionship after witnessing the commitment shared by her grandparents. Henry meeting Clare via time travel when Clare was only young and being able to be a part of her life as she grew and developed heightened the union Henry and Clare shared later in life. The pair knew each other better than most other humans could and shared a unique and complex partnership that at times appeared as though they were one. The two were individuals that shared many hopes, aspirations and traits in common but also had many differences. Yet, they always stood by the other's decisions and respected the others views. Henry of the present had a multitude of women who could not be compared to Clare. They lacked strength of character, determination and the will to succeed. Clare had waited for Henry for almost all of...

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