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The Power of Setting

The Power of Setting

The setting of a story creates an atmosphere that shapes how we perceive the characters and their journey.

The seasons can be symbolic, with each representing a different stage of life - spring for youth and renewal, summer for passion, autumn for aging, and winter for death.

An example of this is seen in "Hotel du Lac" by Anita Brookner, where the late September setting of a resort acts as a reflection of the protagonist's life.


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High School Reading Teacher. Book lover. Sharing insights to inspire discovery. "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." – Joseph Addison

In "How to Read Literature Like a Professor," we learn that a text often has a deeper meaning than we might initially realize. Understanding the connections, symbols, and patterns in literature can enrich our reading experience and bring the joy of discovering hidden meanings in our favorite books.

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