Unteachable Themes & Motifs

Leah Raeder
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Foreshadowing

Foreshadowing throughout the novel gives a sense that Maise and Evan’s relationship is doomed. Even from the first chapter, it is foreshadowed that Evan will be Maise’s teacher. It is not much of a surprise for the reader when Maise discovers that Evan is her film studies teacher. Maise searches information about statutory rape, making sure they are legal by age. Even though they are, Maise thinks much about the implications that it would have for Evan if they were to get caught since she is his student.

It is in Chapter 4 that Maise is first afraid that she has made a mistake in their relationship. She calls Ethan to come pick her up when she gets drunk at Hiyam’s party. This seems to precipitate her fears they will be discovered. When Maise first spends the night at Ethan’s apartment, she is...

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