Circe Setting

Madeline Miller
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Oceanos' Halls

Oceanos' Halls are the setting for the novel's first six chapters. Little is known about their location, and even less is known about their appearance; all readers are privy to is the fact that all of Helios' relatives — all the sons and daughters of the titan, Oceanos — live in this space, making the Halls a large area indeed.

Aiaia

Aiaia is the island upon which Circe is exiled. It is significant because it is the primary setting of the novel. On Aiaia, Circe meets her first love, Odysseus; on Aiaia, Circe realizes her abilities as a witch. Aiaia is where her son, Telegonus, is born, and Aiaia is where Circe grows the most as a person.

Crete

Crete makes a brief appearance in the novel when Circe sails to help her sister, Pasiphaë, give birth to the Minotaur. As a result, Crete functions as a sort of...

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