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The Trespasser Symbols & Objects

Tana French
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Stove

The stove in Aislinn’s house symbolizes care and attention to detail. By this piece being turned off before she was murdered, it is shown that someone cared about her enough not to burn her house down after she was murdered. It also shows that Aislinn cared about her date with Rory on the night that she died. She was cooking for him, and it was because of these caring acts that McCann, her secret boyfriend got jealous and killed her.

Window

The window represents the distortion of truth. Although, in general, windows are a way of looking at an objective truth, in this novel, it has shown to be the opposite. In most situations throughout the novel, windows have proven to be a way in which people can watch - but not truly see - what is going on and what the truth is. Rory...

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