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Claire of the Sea Light is Claire Limye Lanme, who attempts to run away when her father tries, with honorable motives, to give her away.
The dead Rose, who is named after the village, and thus represents the land; and the motherless Claire Limye Lanme, who is named after and represents the sea, are the two pillars of the novel's overlapping narratives.
THE STORY: Every year on her birthday (also the anniversary of her mother's death), Claire Limye Lanme Faustin's father, an illiterate fisherman living in the poverty-stricken Haitian town of Ville Rose, tries to give Claire away to Madame Gaelle, a wealthy fabric dealer.