Immy’s dual nature is born from her mixed feelings towards Ainslie. Immy is very envious of Ainslie and yet she still calls herself Ainslie’s best friend. This is because Immy and Ainslie’s friendship is fake. Immy acts like Ainslie’s friend to her face but acts like her enemy behind her back due to her enormous envy. Immy remarks in the very beginning how envious she is of Ainslie, asking, “Why does Ainslie always get what Immy wants?” (217). In Immy’s eyes, anything she cannot have is obtained by Ainslie who already has everything. Despite this resentment, Immy still pretends to be Ainslie’s friend because she cannot seem to cut this friendship off. She struggles with these feelings constantly and there are moments where this manifests in her actions. When Immy breaks into Ainslie’s house to see Mint secretly, she debates whether to turn on the lights or not. She justifies breaking in, because in her mind, this is all as fake as her friendship with Ainslie. However, Immy hesitates with turning the lights on, stating that to do so “would be making herself at home.” (236). Turning on the lights woul...
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...nce of the ghost girl ruin her fantasy of love, but it also represents the poison in her friendship. After Immy takes the ring of hair out of Mint, she removes the blond hair belonging to the girl ghost and cuts it up. This is a metaphor for Immy removing her envy of Ainslie. Immy no longer is controlled by her negative feelings, she is in control.
Immy Imogen is a character of a dual nature due to the fact that she both the best friend and the best enemy of Ainslie. She has caged herself in a fake friendship because of her want for affection which she yearns for. However, she does not truly feel any affection for Ainslie, nor does Mint truly love her. Immy’s actions are as synthetic as the preprogrammed actions of the fake Boyfriends. She is haunted by her duality. In the end of the story, Immy conquers her dual nature and proves that no ghost will haunt her again.
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