Henderson the Rain King Setting & Symbolism

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Danbury, Connecticut

Danbury is the closest town to Henderson's home. It is also Lily's hometown and the so-called hatter's capital of Connecticut. Lily and Henderson first meet at a party in Danbury. Ricey later takes a newborn from the backseat of a car parked in Danbury.

The Dycapotable Deux Cent Deux

The Dycapotable Deux Cent Deux is the small convertible car that Lily and Henderson drive on their cathedral tour of France. It has a flat tire the first time the couple breaks up, in Vyzelay

Vyzelay

The town in France where Lily and Henderson first end their relationship is Vyzelay.

The Voice That Says "I Want

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Henderson is haunted by a voice in his heart that says, I want. He is unable to identify what it is that is wanted, or how to get it, and this is part of his motivation for going to Africa.

Frogs

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