The Widow Symbols & Objects

Fiona Barton
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Computers

In The Widow, computers symbolize deceit, illicit activity, danger, cruelty, and loneliness. The way that Glen had access to Bella was through the use of the computer. The Internet Cafe represents a place full of secrets and lies. Glen knows it is the only way he will not leave a trail, so he uses these computers when no one is around.

Forest

The forest represents an isolated place of faux security in The Widow. This setting is where Bella's body is eventually revealed to have been buried. Glen placed her in a sleeping bag and put branches and leaves around her to keep her "safe," although she was already dead at this time.

Children

Children symbolize obsession in the novel. They are a focal point between the two main characters of this story, Jean and Glen Taylor. Jean has an endless obsession with having children of...

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