The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy Setting & Symbolism

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The Parlor

The men often gather here to philosophize about life. It is in the parlor that Tristram's father waits for Tristram's birth.

The Kitchen

The place the servants gather to gossip. Susannah runs to the kitchen when she hears of Bobby's death.


Tristram travels around France in the Seventh volume. He goes through Lyon, Bologne, Paris and the South of France.

The Village Inn

Lieutenant Fever takes ill at the inn.

The Battle of Navarre

This is the battle where Toby injures his groin.

The Sentry

Toby watches his battles from his sentry. H also falls in love with Widow Wadham here.

Widow Wadham's House

Toby asks the Widow to marry him at her house.

The Shandy's Bedroom

The story starts in Tristram's parents' bedroom. Walter also holds his beds of justice here.

The Bowling Green

Toby and Trim reenact battles on the bowling green

Sash Window

A falling sash window circumcises Tristram.

Tristram's Notes

In France Tristram loses his travel notes, but then find them under a lady's hat.

Shandy Hall

Walter Shandy's house.

Dr. Slop's bag

Walter sends Obadiah get the Dr.'s bag. Obadiah causes problems for the doctor when he ties the bag up too tightly with knots.

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