A Feast of Snakes Setting & Symbolism

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The Rattlers

The Rattlers are the football team of Mystic, the setting of the story.

Mystic, Georgia

Mystic is a small town in Georgia that acts as the setting of the novel.

Sporting Lady

A sporting lady is a slang term in the novel for a prostitute.

Muntz

A Muntz is an older television set.

Miseries

The miseries often refer to an illness or sickness that is occasional, such as arthritis, in the novel.

Soda Crackers

In the novel, the term soda cracker is used to reference the poor white people in town.

Boss Rattler

The boss rattler is the quarterback of the football team.

Johnny-on-the-spot

A Johnny-on-the-spot is a portable toilet.

Anaconda

An anaconda is a specific non-venomous snake.

Mystic Rattlesnake Roundup

The Mystic Rattlesnake Roundup is an annual celebration in Mystic each year that culminates with a snake hunt.

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