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Music of the Ghosts


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There are many layered relationships in the novel, in which certain figures become stand-ins or foils for another. Which relationships of this type did you see throughout the story?

Created: 03/28/18

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davinamw

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There are many layered relationships in the novel, in which certain figures become stand-ins or foils for another. Which relationships of this type did you see throughout the story?

"The hues of one love simmer in another." There are many layered relationships in the novel, in which certain figures become stand-ins or foils for another, such as Tun confusing Teera with her mother. Which relationships of this type did you see throughout the story?


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RE: There are many layered relationships in the novel, in which certain figures become stand-ins or foils for another. Which relationships of this type did you see throughout the story?

Mr. Chum is definitely a foil for Teera. We learn much of what she is thinking and feeling as she rides in his cab and when she opens up and speaks with him. He is very delicate in asking her a question, recognizing her confused feelings, but he does get her to respond.


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