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.
The Cabot Farmhouse - The action of Desire Under the Elms takes place entirely in and around this setting.
The Parlor - This room in the house is particularly significant in that it represents the house's true identity - as a manifestation of Eben's mother, the original owner.
California - For the male characters in Desire Under the Elms, this place represents hope and freedom.
The Elms - Several times throughout the play Desire Under the Elms, these are referred to as hanging, almost looming, over the house.
The Leeds home...
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