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Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Arizona

This is where Don Juan and Castaneda meet.

Peyote,

A hallucinogenic cactus

A Spot of Predilection

This is a spot or area that is found by crossing ones eyes and squinting while scanning an entire area. For Castaneda, it is a spot on Don Juan's porch and on a hilltop where Castaneda always finds himself in a state of well-being and euphoria.

White Falcon

Castaneda hunted a while falcon as a child. Don Juan brings back the memory by somehow superimposing on the falcon's features on his face.

Black Crow Cawing

Usually appears to fy overhead to communicate directions to Don Juan.

Plants

Don Juan insists Castaneda must speak to plants in a loud and clear voice.

Leaves

Leaves are often used to keep Castaneda warm by placing them in his abdomen. The type of leafe that accomplishes this is never named.

The Wind

Don Juan asserts...

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