Her father took it from her and examined the broken clasp. "Yes," he said. "I can fix it. When the Rosens come home, you can give it back to Ellen."
"Until then," Annemarie told him, "I will wear it myself." (17.25-26)
This is more than just your average you-wear-my-clothes-I'll-wear-yours kind of friendship. This necklace is more than just a necklace—it's Ellen. (Intrigued? Check out more in our discussion of the "Star of David" in "Symbols, Imagery, Allegory.")