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The novel Room by Emma Donoghue is written in the perspective of a fiveyear old named Jack who is trapped in a room with his mother which onedoes not learn much about Mas journal enables one is able to see Ma asa person with thoughts emotions and experiences not just by how Jackthe narrator describes her On the background on each of the pages ofMas journal is Room which shows how being trapped in Room has takenover her life For instance it is shown that she is constantly interror by thinking about Old Nick and the ways he would harm her son orhow being in Room has changed herOn the first page of the journal the zigzag line separating Mas oldlife and new life in Room symbolizes the barrier between her old lifeand her life in Room On one side of the zigzag line the pictures ofher old life illustrate her life before she had Jack and lived in Roomwhich one is rarely told about The pictures of Mas report card herfriends her childhood are significant because they help the one tounderstand Mas values and understand the reasoning behind her actionswhen she is with Jack For instance since she had a three-point-sevengrade point averagep188 it shows the importance she places ineducation As a result even in Room she taught Jack how to read andwrite and play parrot by repeating phrases through the televisionAlso she tells Jack how she was a kid like him she lived withher mother and father and had a brother named Paul which gives theone an idea of what Mas life was like and an idea of how much shemisses her family and her old life These factors could be why she would want to escape Room even if itmeant putting Jacks safety in danger for a little while Although Mastates This suggests a small selfish motive behind Mas actions whichthe one is not aware of in the book since it is
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