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Gone Girl

The central paradox in the novel is captured by the title: Amy is definitely "gone" during most of the book in the sense that she is absent from her home. When the author exposes her behavior with...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2019, 9:45 pm (UTC)

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As the protagonists’ stories emerge in Gone Girl, the reader gradually comes to see the many negative characteristics that Nick and Amy both possess. The author encourages us to question the morals...

Latest answer posted June 1, 2019, 3:56 pm (UTC)

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A shift in power dynamic is evidenced in this novel by the fact that Amy Dunne sets about to take over and ruin her husband Nick Dunne's life in the aftermath of discovering that he had been...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2020, 12:28 pm (UTC)

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Amy inseminated herself with semen from the fertility clinic. Earlier in Gone Girl, Nick mentions that he went to the fertility clinic and left a sample of his semen. He talks about the early '90s...

Latest answer posted June 1, 2019, 3:10 pm (UTC)

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One of the most important differences between the book and the film is the portrayal of Nick. In the film, he is much more of a conventional hero, someone for the audience to root for. Gone is the...

Latest answer posted January 19, 2018, 7:51 am (UTC)

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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn is a suspenseful thriller that quickly found its way to the New York Times Best Seller list. Flynn begins by telling readers about the marriage between Nick and Amy by...

Latest answer posted June 21, 2019, 6:32 pm (UTC)

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No, Nick giving into Amy's demands at the end of Gone Girl doesn't prove that his retelling of the events was less than truthful. We know that Amy is an unreliable narrator through her diary....

Latest answer posted July 30, 2019, 12:24 am (UTC)

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