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Afternoon of the Elves Setting & Symbolism

Janet Taylor Lisle
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Objects/Places

The Elf Village

Sara-Kate creates a tiny elf village from the junk and weeds of her backyard, and invites Hillary to help improve it and care for it. Over their passion for the magical village, the girls develop a strong bond.

The Ferris Wheel

The most spectacular feature of the elf village is a Ferris wheel made with bicycle wheels for the structure and popsicle sticks for the seats.

Sara-Kate's Backyard

Sara-Kate's backyard is the site of the elf village. It is neglected and full of weeds and old junk, but it becomes the perfect playground of the imagination for Sara-Kate and Hillary.

Hillary's Backyard

In contrast to Sara-Kate's backyard, Hillary's backyard is impeccably preened by Mr. Lenox. The garden reflects Hillary's own ordered, restricted life.

Sara-Kate's House

Sara-Kate's house becomes a source of wonder and fear for Hillary, as she is never invited inside. The inside is...

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