This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Wisconsin - This American state, located in the upper Midwest near the Great Lakes, is the setting for much of the novel's action. The pressures of its climate and isolation are primary factors in the mindset of many of the background characters.
The Wisconsin Winter - This long, cold, and dark season is an important contextual trigger for the undercurrent of madness that threads its way through the novel's background action.
Truitt's House - This is the house where Catherine is brought as a new bride and strikes her on first...
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