Themes - Identity.

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* Eva changes her name to Evelyn. With her adoption by Lil, she regards herself as British; her rejection of her German name symbolises her break with her identity.

Example: when helga returns for Eva.

  • "I'm called Evelyn now...I've changed my name" - "I wanted an English name"
  • "Snake. Slithering out of yourself like it was an unwanted skin."

*Eva disregards her German Jewish heratige and with that see loses a part of her previous identity.

  • "i dont want these on me anymore" - Star of david. 
  • am sandwhiches - "God not like. This is law


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