Mallory's Oracle Setting & Symbolism

Carol O'Connell
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New York City

"Mallory's Oracle" by Carol O'Connell takes place in various sections of New York City. New York City is legendary in its mix of cultures, neighborhoods, and wide array of diverse characters. Consisting of five boroughs, New York City is one of the largest and most celebrated cities in the world. New York City is the ultimate backdrop for the story because there is such a great deal of depth and character to be tapped into between its people, from residents and tourists through to criminals and their victims. As the author shows, each area of the city is like a city unto itself, which adds to the richness of the text.

Kathleen Mallory is a cop at the New York Police Department, which takes her all over the city. On a personal level, Mallory spends time in the city and often refers to her childhood...

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