Four Quartets Setting & Symbolism

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Burnt Nortonappears in Burnt Norton

Burnt Norton is a country house near Chipping Campden in North Gloucestershire which belongs to the Viscount Sandon, son of the Earl of Harrowby. T.S. Eliot visits Burnt Norton in the summer of 1934.

Rose Gardenappears in Burnt Norton

The rose garden is located at Burnt Norton. The beautiful rose garden is the setting for the poem, Burnt Norton.

Timeappears in Burnt Norton

Time present and time past are located in time future, while time future is contained in time past. Time is eternally present and unredeemable. Only through time, time is conquered.

Gloomy Hillsappears in Burnt Norton

The gloomy hills are the hills of London, Hampstead, Clerkenwell, Campden, Putney, Highgate, Primrose and Ludgate.

Bellappears in Burnt Norton

The bell tolls and, along with time, buries the day...

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