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A Place in the Woods Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

The Log Cabin

The log cabin is the building where the Hoovers spend their winters. It is smaller than the summer house but insulated against the cold.

The Ice House

The ice house is a large structure northeast of the log cabin that is used for storing ice. Ade also uses it as makeshift office.

Chicken Coops

The Hoovers maintain two chicken coops with one outside the summer house and another outside the log cabin. The chickens are moved seasonally.

Storage Building

This large building is used for storing extra materials and non-perishable foodstuffs.

The Bear Tree

The bear tree is so-called because "little bear" is often seen sleeping atop it. The tree lay west of the log cabin.

The Summer House

The summer house is, as the name suggests, where the Hoovers spend their summers. It is roomier than the log cabin but is not insulated against...

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