Understanding Death, Grief, And Redemption In 'The Lovely Bones'

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The Lovely Bones In the lovely bones, Lindsey has more knowledge about the case than anyone else, because she finds physical proof against Mr. Harvey. George Harvey constructs rooms by using his skills. Jack Salmon is confident that Mr. Harvey killed his daughter, because he acts suspicious plus he kills small animals. In the Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold illustrates knowledge is power to Lindsey, Mr. Harvey and Jack Salmon.

Lindsey Salmon is Susie Salmon’s younger sister who has more knowledge about Susie’s death and about Mr. Harvey. In the article, ‘’’My Name Was Salmon, Like the Fish: Understanding Death, Grief, and Redemption in Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones’’ literacy critic Kenneth Womack states that, ‘’ Lindsey attempts to lose herself in the business of living.
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In the article, ‘’’My Name Was Salmon, Like the Fish: Understanding Death, Grief, and Redemption in Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones’’ literacy critic Kenneth Womack states that, ‘’While her father purposefully refuses to allow himself to cry for her loss- to do so, he reasons, would make Susie’d death seem all the more real.’’ After his daughter’s death, he tries to find his own path of closure, and he will not cry, because he doesn’t want to accept Susie’s death. He is confident that Mr. Harvey killed his daughter, because he acts suspicious plus he kills small animals. When the police finds no proof against George Harvey, Jack realizes that Detective Fenerman is stopping the investigation. To give justice to his daughter, he states this quote to Lindsey, "So you would want to be able to get into his house?,’’ Lindsey understands that his father wants her to break into Mr. Harvey’s house and find proof that will put Mr. Harvey in prison. In conclusion, Jack Salmon investigated and gained as much knowledge as he could about Mr. Harvey and was one of the memorable characters in this

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