A Test of Wills Setting & Symbolism

Caroline and Charles Todd
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Scotland Yard

Headquarters of the British police, mainly the investigative arm. Located in London.

World War I

A devastating global conflict from 1914-1918 that pitted Germany and it's allies against England and France and their allies. The war was characterized by mass casualties and long lines of defensive trenches stretching across Belgium and France.

Trench Warfare

A type of warfare where armies dug deep, extensive, defensive ditches in order to save their soldiers from getting mowed down by technologically advanced weaponry, such as the machine gun.

Shell Shock

An older term for what is now know as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This mental condition is often experienced by soldiers returning from combat, and is characterized by nightmares, flashbacks, depression and hyper awareness or vigilance.

Upper Streetham

A fictional, typical English village in A Test of Wills.

Manor House

A large house generally on a large piece of land...

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