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Bradbury Classic Stories 1: From the Golden Apples of the Sun and R Is for... Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

The Lighthouseappears in The Fog Horn

In 'The Fog Horn' the narrator and McDunn are working and living in a lighthouse, and this is where the story is set. The lighthouse is very isolated from the rest of civilization, and so it can be read as a symbol of loneliness.

The Fog Hornappears in The Fog Horn

In 'The Fog Horn,' the lighthouse's fog horn attracts a giant sea-monster. The sound of the fog horn is exactly like the creature's cry, and so it mistakenly thinks the lighthouse is another of its species. McDunn makes up a story about the fog horn having been created to resemble a cry of loneliness and pain. The fog horn is a symbol of loneliness, despair and loss.

The Sea Monsterappears in The Fog Horn

In 'The Fog Horn' a sea monster is attracted to the lighthouse by...

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