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Foxfire 9 Setting & Symbolism

Eliot Wigginton
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Foxfire

Foxfire is the glow as a result of a mushroom that grows on rotting timber.

Crazy Quilt

A crazy quilt is a friendship quilt that has been personalized in some way.

Catawbas

The Catawbas are the Indian tribe to which Nola Campbell is related.

Lye Gum

A lye gum is a hollow log set upon on boards into which ashes are poured. In spring, water is poured into the gum, flowing through the ashes. This produces lye.

Madstone

A madstone is a stone taken from the stomach of a deer that is said to be able to draw poison from a snake or animal bite, especially one with rabies.

General Store

A general store is, in this book, a place where individuals can buy many of the basic necessities for living in the harsh conditions of the mountains.

Herb remedy

Herbal remedies are home cures that are...

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