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Referring to Point Nemo, Ennis says, "There's nowhere crueler or lonelier … It's quiet." Why are Ennis and Franny so drawn to Point Nemo?

Created: 08/05/21

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davinamw

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Referring to Point Nemo, Ennis says, "There's nowhere crueler or lonelier … It's quiet." Why are Ennis and Franny so drawn to Point Nemo?

Ennis tells Franny about Point Nemo, "the remotest place in the world, farther from land than anywhere else." When she asks what it's like, he replies, "There's nowhere crueler or lonelier … It's quiet." Why are Ennis and Franny so drawn to Point Nemo?


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gvieth

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RE: Referring to Point Nemo, Ennis says,...

I think isolation is what they feel they deserve because they don’t think they’re good people.


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julianna

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RE: Referring to Point Nemo, Ennis says,...

They each want to escape what they perceive as the cruelty and pain of their realities.


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Marcia C

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RE: Referring to Point Nemo, Ennis says,...

Both Ennis and Franny seek to punish themselves for what has happened in their lives, and heading to the “cruelest” place on earth seems just the thing to accomplish this. Both already are lonely, so how could Point Nemo be any lonelier?


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