Homeless Bird Setting

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Varanasi

Varanasi is a holy city. Hari’s parents believe he might be cured if he bathes in the waters of the Ganges River which is located there. Koly goes along with them, but Hari dies the day after their arrival.

Vrindavan

Vrindavan is where Mrs. Mehta abandons Koly. Many widows live there.

The River

The River is where Koly and Raji go to find a few minutes alone and to escape the city. This is also where Raji proposes. The river represents tranquility away from the noise and bustle of the city, which neither of them cares for.

The Farm

The Farm is the property owned by Raji. He works in the city pulling a rickshaw to save enough money to return to the farm. Koly doesn’t see the farm prior to agreeing to marry Raji, but he describes it in great detail in the letters he...

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