House of Leaves Setting & Symbolism

Mark Z. Danielewski
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The House

The house is located in Virginia. It was purchased by Karen and Will Navidson. They and their two children, Daisy and Chad, move into the house and upon the return of their first vacation away from the house, notice strange things start to happen. The first thing is a door that appears in the children's room that wasn't there before. They open the door to find a closet without any rods. It's just a bare, dark room.

As the days pass, the house changes even more. A hallway appears in the living room and when Navidson opens the door, he notices it's pretty long. He enters the hallway and follows it for a while, but returns when he fears getting lost amongst the twists and turns. The following day the hallway gets even longer and Navidson enters it again. This time he does get lost and...

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