Gone Girl Thesis Statement

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Thesis statement: Statement: On their fifth anniversary, Nick is miserable. He goes down to the Missouri bar. He and his twin sister throw back bourbon. Wondering how he managed to keep his marriage to the girl of his dreams. Then he returns home to find the open front door, broken glass in the living room, drops of blood around the house, no sign of his wife. Leading you by the nose, you wondering questions like…Where did Amy go? Was she kidnapped? Killed? Setting: North Carthage, Missouri, 2012 “Simply assumed I would bundle up my New York wife with her New York interests, her New York pride, and remove her from her New York parents—leave the frantic, thrilling future land of Manhattan behind—and transplant her to a little town on the river…show more content…
Nick's point of view is the present and Amy's from the past from her journal entries. Amy's perspective of their marriage makes her seem happier and easier to live with than Nick says it is. Nick's story on the other hand talks about her as she is stubborn. Amy's makes Nick seem aggressive than he says he is in his story. Nick loses his job as a journalist. The couple moves from New York to a small hometown, North Carthage Missouri. He opens a bar. Using up the last of his wife's trust fund and runs it with his twin sister, Margo. Now their Marriage becomes more dysfunctional and crazy. Amy loved her life in New York. On their fifth wedding anniversary, Amy goes missing. Nick becomes a subsect because he used her money for the bar. Made her life insurance higher, and…show more content…
Their marriage is also based on lies -- but they're both in on the lies. The marriage works, in the Fincher sense, because they partner in deceiving everyone else, share their secrets with no one else, and equally pursue their common goals Main Characters: 1. The main characters and narrators in the book Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn are: 2. Nick Dunne 3. Amy Elliott Dunn Supporting Characters: 1. Desi 2. Detective

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