The Albanian Virgin Setting & Symbolism

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Matsia e madhe

Matsia e madhe is a town in the mountains in Northern Albania. It is in Matsia e madhe that the tribe that has taken Lottar prisoner lives. The town is full of barbarians who are very poor and will make money in any way that they can, including selling women to the Muslim men.

Kula

The kula is a big stone house in which the tribe lives and works. The kula has a veranda that runs all the way around. A stable is down below while the living quarters are the top floor. The kula is where the tribe sleeps and eats and stows away during the wintertime when it rains and snows. The animals are shut up in the kula during the wintertime, as well.

St Joseph's Hospital

St. Joseph's Hospital is where the narrator's friend, Charlotte, is recovering from her illness. The narrator...

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