Autobiography of Red Setting

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Geryon's Home

There are no specific physical descriptions of the house in which Geryon lives; there are no indications of the city, country, or continent where he lives; there is, in fact, little or no sense of anything about where much of the action is set other than to suggest it is a "normal" family home: living room, dining room, kitchen, bedrooms, yard. This sense of place contributes to the book's overall sense that Geryon lives a life that many people would experience as similar to their own: the implication is that Geryon's appearance is virtually the only thing about him that could / would be perceived as "different," and that ultimately, in most ways, he is no "different" from anyone else.

Herakles' Home

In much the same way as Geryon's home is described primarily through implication rather than overt description, Herakles' home also feels "average" or "normal." There are...

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