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An Analytical Essay on The Horse WhispererTwice gone to hell and twice returned 449 is the phrase Nicholas Evans uses to describe Graces emotional journey in the final chapter of The Horse Whisperer In fact Graces development is an important theme throughout the novel Pivotal to Graces development were the two times she went to hell after which a critical change can be seen in the girls outlook on life and her relationship with her mother By breaking up the novel into three smaller sections it is easier to see this progression Prior to Graces accident she is indifferent towards her relationship with her mother After Graces accident she begins to confront this relationship and to some extent rebuilds it Later this relationship is nearly destroyed but when Grace once again revisits the horror of death she finally is able to break through and reaches a peace with her mother Not much is known of Graces relationship with her mother near the beginning of the novel however a brief background related by Annie does give some insight into the relationship Annie recalls a conversation between her and Grace in which they are discussing a mother daughter photo shoot Why dont we ever do this Grace said not looking up Annie answered rather too tartly that she thought it was immoral like product placement And Grace had nodded thoughtfully still not looking at her Uh-huh she said matter-of-fact flipping on to something else I guess people think youre younger if you make out you havent got kids This comment and the fact that it had been uttered without a trace of malice had given Annie such a shock that for several weeks she thought of little else then her relationship with Grace or as she now saw it her lack of one 39Its stated twice that Grace is not looking at her mother while speaking to her Clearly Grace is either intentionally not looking at
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