This central setting in the novel represents an intermediate space between the dead and those entering the afterlife.
This term is referenced by the occupants of the bardo in describing what is, in reality, a coffin.
The Matterlightblooming Phenomenon
This circumstance occurs to several characters in the novel and represents acceptance of one's death and the ability to move on.
These unnamed beings in the novel represent the urgent necessity for the acceptance of loss. They appear to lure the residents of the bardo toward reincarnation.
This setting, from which Eddie and Betsy Baron were buried, represents social and economic depression.
Malevolent spirits in the bardo attempt to trap Willie with this encasement, which represents the dangers of prolonged grief.
This ability is experienced by several characters in the bardo and allows them to gain the...
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