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Daughters of the House Setting & Symbolism

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The Martin Manor

The ancestral farmhouse and estate belonging to Antoinette and Madeleine. Léonie and her mother spend their summers here, near the village of Blémont-la-Fontaine. The house harbors secrets from the time of the Nazi occupation during the Second World War.

The shrine

The original shrine to a Saint, possibly the Virgin Mary, was taken down during the years of the war. The shrine is in a clearing in the woods behind the Martin estate. The shrine stood on an outcropping of rocks near a small stream.

The clearing

The shrine is located in a clearing in the woods behind the Martin estate. This is the site of the villagers' harvest festival rituals with dancing and music. This is also where Léonie and Baptiste make love.

The green scarf

This scarf is a birthday present from Léonie and Th...

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