Hotel du Lac Setting & Symbolism

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The Hotel du Lac

The two-week span of the novel takes place entirely at the Hotel du Lac. The atmosphere is a quiet one since the hotel is operating during the off season and its guests are few in number. Still, these guests provide Edith with a small group of interesting acquaintances with whom she interacts throughout the duration of her stay.

The salon

Edith and the other hotel guests take their meals in the salon. This is where Edith goes to have tea upon her arrival at the hotel and where she becomes acquainted with each of the hotel guests she meets during her stay.

Edith's room

Edith's hotel room serves as a place of refuge for her during her stay. When she first arrives, she is reluctant to stay, unpacking only a few items of clothing and leaving the bulk of her things in her travel...

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