The Leopard - This is the insignia of the Prince and his family, appearing in paintings, monograms, carvings in walls and over doors, as well as in narration with metaphorical comparisons.
The Stars - This is a constant symbol that does not change for the Prince and is used to measure the transformations taking place in the story.
The Villa - This is the Prince's principal residence, located just outside of the corrupt city that represents the changes taking place.
Palermo - This is the decadent city the Prince visits to conduct business, to visit his mistress, and to which he essentially banishes his foolish son Paolo.
Sicily - This is the island where the events of the novel take place, which eventually becomes a province of Italy.
The Prince's Office - This is the place where the Prince does his business and the setting where his...
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