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  • The Night Circus
    I believe that the question wants three motifs/symbols/etc. that illustrate a single theme. That's definitely doable with The Night Circus. The book is a visual banquet, and it's loaded with...

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    No, Bailey does not merge into the tree at the end of The Night Circus. Bailey is a great character. It's through him that the reader learns to really feel the power and pull that the circus has...

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    I am torn on how to interpret your question. On one hand, I think that you might be asking what a major theme to the book is. On the other hand, I think that you might be asking what is a...

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    I would say that the main theme present throughout the novel is love and many of the sub-themes associated with love. Love as a uniting power. Love as something that transcends time. Love at...

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    Color is everywhere in The Night Circus. The story narrates in beautiful prose about reds and greens and a variety of other colors, but the two dominating colors throughout the story are black and...

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    In The Night Circus, Bailey is dared by his older sister Caroline to steal something from the circus. Because he is fascinated by the circus and does not want to appear cowardly, he accepts the...

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    There are many supporting characters in The Night Circus, all of whom play various roles in the narrative, so I’ll pick two: Bailey and Poppet. Bailey is introduced as a ten year old, who enters...

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    Time is an oft-repeated motif in The Night Circus. Le cirque des reves is a nocturnal circus, which immediately informs the reader that their typical conception of time will be challenged. And...

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    I would say the bonfire is a fairly simple bit of symbolism from the novel. The bonfire travels with the circus and remains lit at all times. It is lit during performances. It is lit when the...

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    IN 1897, Caroline dares her brother, Bailey, to break into the new circus that has just come to town a few days before. He manages to get in and is mesmerized by what he sees; just before he...

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    Wilde's quote speaks to the elusive quality intrinsic to imagination. The individual who possesses it in the purest of forms sees that which is not there. They constantly stand at the precipice of...

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    The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern does what any dream should do- it transforms people to a different plane, confusing them but making them accept realities that cannot rationally exist. The...

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    Time is a central motif in The Night Circus, made all the more complex for its unpredictability. The laws of physics and space are bent regularly throughout the novel, while time is a linear...

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    This line probably best explains all of the card readings: "People see what they wish to see. And in most cases, what they are told that they see.” So for example, if the Death card is revealed,...

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    One of the recurring themes in this novel is that of time. Time is something that is vitally important to the novel as indicated by the powerful symbol of Herr Thiessen's clock, which signifies the...

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    Time is a prevalent theme in The Night Circus. The circus itself is nocturnal, which is outside of the norm: a signal that time will not conform to traditional views. Accordingly, time is a...

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    There is a sense in which this novel can be related to Frankenstein through the way in which Victor Frankenstein births a creature in an act of scientific discovery that has far reaching...

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