We Were Liars Symbols & Objects

E. Lockhart
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Clairmont

Clairmount is the house where Harris and Tipper Sinclair stayed while on Beechwood Island. After Tipper’s death, it becomes a symbol of greed, a possession that Harris can use against his daughters. For this reason, Cadence and The Liars decide to destroy the house and what it symbolizes.

Beach Roses

Dried beach roses become a symbol of Gat’s love for Cadence. During their fifteenth summer on the beach, Cadence’s heart is broken when she sees Gat mailing a dried rose to another girl. Later, Gat apologizes to Cadence by giving her a whole envelope full of dried beach roses.

New Clairmont

The house built by Harris to replace the home burnt by the liars is described as being sterile and lacking in personality. At one point, Gat describes New Clairmont as being a punishment. He believes it was built as it is in...

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