Africa - To Bird, visiting this mysterious continent has long been a goal and a dream.
Bird's Maps - These provide constant and consistent temptation throughout the narrative, reminding Bird of his dreams and urging him to follow through on their desire to avoid responsibility.
Apartment - Bird and his wife live in a small, under-furnished space that narration leaves generally un-described (with the exception of the very telling detail that Bird keeps clean underwear on the top of the television).
The Bassinet - This is vividly white and clean, still wrapped in plastic, and is parked by Bird's bed in his apartment, and serves as a powerful and intimidating symbol of the responsibility he is determined to avoid.
Himiko's Apartment - Bird takes refuge from his life and responsibilities here.
The Cram School - This is an institution where education is defined in minimalist terms, teaching...
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