How does Lindsey process her grief?

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The Lovely Bones is a novel by American writer Alice Sebold, first published in 2002 by Little, Brown. It centers on the murder of teenage girl Susie Salmon and her loved ones’ painful process of moving on.

In the novel, Lindsey Salmon, Susie’s younger sister, processes her grief by protecting what is left of her family—specifically her father, Jack Salmon. Lindsey is portrayed as a gifted, headstrong, and stoic child. Not only does she exhibit academic excellence, she is athletic as well. Because she is stoic, however, she never publicly...

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