Gone Girl ~ Amy's Diary (Spoilers)

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Re: Gone Girl ~ Amy's Diary (Spoilers)

Post by AmySmiles » 23 Aug 2018, 10:11

The reveal about the diary was total game changer for me. Who writes a false diary? It really put new light on Amy's character and just how twisted she was.
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Post by sush_destiny » 14 Mar 2019, 11:40

The twist with the diary also caught me off guard. I believed the diary at first because who would write a false diary, right?? It was a great device, and it added tension and conflict to the rest of the story.

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Post by dorebri2020 » 18 Jul 2019, 07:44

The reveal about the diary also caught me off guard, and I was so shocked I had to put the book down for a minute. It was a great device, and it added even more conflict to the plot of the story. At first, it sold Amy as the victim, and it just showed how well thought out Amy's plan was. It definitely was a good aspect on the author's part to put you on Amy's side and distract you from the signs.
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Post by Atara Miles » 29 Sep 2019, 19:30

The reveal about the diary seemed like a way to express the depth of Amy's twisted psychology and is Flynn's way of letting readers get their first hint that everything we learned so far needs to be reassessed. You're expecting a diary to reflect true, actual events and when we discover it's apart of her machinations it's this big shock.

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