Light a Penny Candle Setting & Symbolism

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Clarence Gardens

The Whites' home in London, England, 29 Clarence Gardens seems smaller but familiar when Elizabeth returns home from five years in Ireland. She remembers the blue and beige carpet, hall stand, and front room where her mother reads or writes and others use only on occasions. When her parents divorce, Elizabeth remains with her father until she marries, managing the household but not doing the drudge work.

Dublin, Ireland

The site of Maureen O'Connor's nursing school, Dublin is up the road from Wicklow and Kilgarret. Rationing is not as bad there during World War II as in London, but eggs and milk are controlled. The hospital looks forbidding. The students' home is run by nuns. Staff Sister Margaret is like a devil but Sister Tutor is beautiful and walks with a glide. Much ado is made about making beds with proper corners, which afterwards is of no...

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