Gertrude and Claudius Setting & Symbolism

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Elsinore

Elsinore is the castle inhabited by the King and court of Denmark. It is the home where Gerutha/Gertrude grew up. It's also to where she returns to care for her father. She then stays as Queen, when her husband is crowned King. The stone castle undergoes perpetual renovations, additions and reconfigurations. The upper chambers are devoted to private residences. The floors are usually cold, especially in the depths of winter. Some of the private residences have wood floors. The castle contains a chapel, an unheated room with a high roof and a glazed window high above the altar. The castle surrounded by a moat, which protects the castle and receives all the waste that is generated by its inhabitants.

Odinsheim

Odinsheim is Horwendil's manor in Jutland, given to him by King Rorik as a reward for service to the crown. It is a two-hour ride from...

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