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Violets Are Blue Themes

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Themes

Good vs. Evil

As is the case with many crime dramas, Violets are Blue first shows the battle between good men and evil. Cross represents the good cop. He works with people such as Jamilla Hughes to bring justice to the world. Cross sees his work as a gift and a curse. He realizes that he possesses an unusual talent for reading the criminal mind and acting accordingly. Such work, though, brings him in contact with degrees of evil that most people never encounter and could barely imagine.

The Alexander brothers stand out as the most obvious form of evil in the novel. They murder people in the most gruesome ways imaginable and even desecrate the bodies of the dead, by drinking their blood. In a different way, Peter Westin also represents evil. He seeks not only to live the vampire lifestyle, but to lead and increase the movement...

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