Camille realizes her younger sister is a little more obnoxious than she thought. Repressed memories fill in the blank spaces of Camille’s mind. The women of the town and the pigs of the town are the at the forefront of the episode, and not accidentally.
On Sharp Objects Season 1 Episode 3, “Fix,” as the town tries to adjust its focal point of the killer, Camille tries to figure out who exactly her younger sister is, as well as who her mother has become. At the same time, she is trying to figure out just who the people are within the town, and how they all fit into the puzzle pieces of the town. Despite being an outsider, Detective Willis and she are in the same boat, ostracized and just trying to find truth.
Camille realizes she might be losing control of herself and her memories. Detective Willis realizes he’s losing control of what is happening to the town. Wind Gap attempts to keep control, utilizing their currency, gossip.
On Sharp Objects Season 1 Episode 2, “Dirt,” the town comes into full focus, in all of its ugliness in the face of something truly ugly. As the young girl’s funeral commences, the town begins to show its true colors, both in general and in regards to Camille. Detective Willis attempts to try to find the reason being the truly ugly act of murdering the young girl. Camille has to dig through her own past to discover that her present is just as ugly as it was, no matter what. The entire town continues to try to keep their version of control.
A woman returns to her hometown, where propriety reigns supreme over all things, even the truth. Old memories clash with an ugly reality to form the disjointed world of Wind Gap.
On Sharp Objects Season 1 Episode 1, “Vanish,” a reporter returns to her hometown to find out if the grisly murders and disappearances are connected, but returns with her own ugly memories. The disconnected flashbacks begin to fuse together just in time to make the viewer realize this town, and especially the people in it, are perhaps not at all what they seem.