The Word Is Murder Symbols & Objects

Anthony Horowitz
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Cafes

Anthony and Hawthorne hold their meetings in cafes. The cafes symbolize that their relationship is impersonal even though they try to behave as if they are partners. Cafes can have a homey feel, but they are not a home. They provide a meeting place that des not tell the participants about each other and does not allow for intimacy. When Hawthorne wants to have a serious meeting, he wants to come to Anthony’s home. When Anthony wants to get to know Hawthorne, he goes to his home.

The Story of the Godwin Children

Mary says that the children ran across the street to get ice cream. However, readers later discover that the ice cream shop was closed and that the real reason they ran across the street was because they saw their father. The story symbolizes how the creation of fiction to suit one's purposes...

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