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Circling the Sun Setting

Paula McLain
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The Messenger

The Messenger is the plane that helps Beryl send of message of the power of woman and the place in which se feels free as the novel ends.

Green Hills

This is the farm Beryl grew up on. As she grew up, she felt as if this was the place she was meant to be. It is the only farm that readers see her on in the novel in which she is free to be herself and is truly happy.

Nairobi

Nairobi represents the "society" for the colonist. It is where Beryl's boarding school is located and where she has her coming out party. One has to behave when they are in Nairobi.

England

England represents conformity and confinement. Beryl feels uncomfortable every time she goes there and everyone takes on a different persona when they are there. Denys wants to escape it to escape what one...

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