Justine, Philosophy in the Bedroom, and Other Writings Setting & Symbolism

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Dildo

This is a toy; it is a sexual toy. It is used to substitute for and to represent a penis. It occurs in the novella Philosophy in the Bedroom, where Eugenie uses it on a man in an imitation of, and perhaps in retribution for, something that Dolmance and Le Chevalier had done to one another. The men could also do these things to women.

Letters

A number of these have been compiled and used to give readers superior insight into the Marquis de Sade. They are also used as a literary device on some occasions throughout the fiction stories.

Paris

This is very famous large city in France. It was central during the time in which the Marquis de Sade lived, just as it is today. It appears in discussions about the Marquis himself and recurrently comes up during each of the novellas and novel.

House/Home

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