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Then, what do button eyes represent?
It is said that the eyes are the window to ones soul. So by the Other Mother taking the childrens eyes and sewing buttons there instead is a way for her to keep their souls with her and therefore trapped in the other world.
Furthermore, what is the lesson of Coraline? The strong themes in this story are home, appreciating what you have, and courage. Coraline realizes in the story that her home, though imperfect, was the one she loves and would never leave. She also learns how to be strong and depend on herself to fight for those she loves.
Moreover, what does buttons on the eyes of the dead mean?
That dates back to various reasons throughout history. The eyes keep the soul within, so coins (or buttons in this case) keep eyes closed until the soul is ready to leave. Coins had been placed on the eyes to bring into the afterlife upon burial, to pay the underworld for safekeeping.
Is Coraline a name?
Coraline. The name Coraline means Heart, Maiden and is of American origin. Coraline is a name that’s been used by parents who are considering baby names for girls. Diminutive form of Cora or a combination of the names Cora and Caroline.
Who is the cat in Coraline?
|Dakota Fanning||Coraline Jones (voice)|
|Dawn French||Miss Miriam Forcible / Other Forcible (voice)|
|Keith David||The Cat (voice)|
|John Hodgman||Charlie Jones / Other Father (voice)|
|Robert Bailey Jr.||Wyborne ‘Wybie’ Lovat (voice)|
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|Edited by||Christopher Murrie Ronald Sanders|
|Production company||Laika Pandemonium Films|
|Distributed by||Focus Features|