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Transit: A Novel Symbols & Objects

Rachel Cusk
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The Title

The title, Transit, symbolizes the period the narrator is going through as she moves from the powerless person she is at the beginning of the novel to someone one who moves towards learning how to take power of her own destiny.

Faye's House

Faye's house symbolizes upheaval and change which physically corresponds with the period that the astrologer says that Faye is deemed to go through.

It also symbolizes Faye, she like the house, seems to be as it is okay if one looks at it from the right angle. Everyone also thought that her marriage was perfect. The insides of Faye's life and the house are a mess, however, and fixing both requires a major reconstruction project. She fears that people have grown tired of her at one point and in a sense give up on trying to help her. This is how people...

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