Elsewhere Setting & Symbolism

Gabrielle Zevin
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Scuba Suit

Lizzie buys a scuba suit so that she can swim to the Well and tell her parents the name of the man who killed her. However, Lizzie changes her mind and decides not to attempt to contact her parents until much later when she realizes that her father will never find the birthday present she hid for him.

Infinity Tank

Lizzie buys an air tank called the infinity tank that the salesman tells her will never run out of air.

Books

Lizzie begins reader a great deal after her ordeal during her aborted Sneaker Clause attempt. Among these books are works by Shakespeare and some books Lizzie read when she was a young girl.

The Well

The Well is a well at the bottom of the ocean outside of Elsewhere that allows the dead to speak with the living. However, it is forbidden for people of...

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