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Unformatted text preview: Lizzie is so devoted to her sister, that she subjects herself to the molestation of the goblins in order to save her sisters life. After enduring the horrible treatment of the goblins, she rushes home to give her sister the juices that cover her face and lips, in the hope that this will revitalize her dearest sister. Somehow, the juices, which once poisoned Laura, now bring her back into life. Perhaps, instead of it being the juices that reversed the damage, it was the kisses and embrace of Lizzie. The love it bestowed upon Laura that brought her back from ruin. These two themes are very prominent in the story, “Goblin Market” and are obvious lessons to anyone who reads it. Young women are clearly meant to learn that they should be wary of strange men. They would also be wise to heed the lesson that a sister’s love is a very powerful thing....
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- Spring '06
- Black-and-white films, Laura, Christina Rossetti, Goblin, 1Brian Fairlie Goblin