Cane River Setting & Symbolism

Lalita Tademy
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Rosedew

Rosedew is the plantation where Suzette is raised as a slave.

Bayou Derbanne

Bayou Derbanne is the name of the body of water near Rosedew, obviously named for the owners of the land.

Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux, France is where Eugene Daurat is from.

St. Augustine

St. Augustine is where many of the freed blacks go to worship and where Suzette sometimes meets up with her godmother.

Natchitoches Chronicle

The Natchitoches Chronicle is the newspaper where the sale of Rosedew is advertised.

Glimpsing

"Glimpsing" is a type of a vision described by Philomene.

Lost Oak Plantation

The Lost Oak Plantation is where Elisabeth was parted from her children.

Cloutierville

Cloutierville is where Suzette attends a party given by Doralise.

Cornfine Bayou

Cornfine Bayou is where Emily is moved with her children after Joseph marries Lola.

Colfax

Colfax is where Emily goes "to town" to do some shopping.

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