Enduring Love


Ian McEwan

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Enduring Love uses curtains to represent that human knowledge is often corrupted or incomplete. When Joe looks out his apartment window at Jed Parry in the street below, he hides himself from Parry’s vision by…

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In Enduring Love, doors symbolize obsession. When Joe first describes John Logan’s abandoned car, he states cryptically that its “door, or doors,” were “wide open,” a detail that makes Jean Logan believe that a…

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