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Mama's Bank Account Setting & Symbolism

Kathryn Forbes
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Mama's Bank Account

MAMA'S BANK ACCOUNT is a fiction Mama creates so that her children do not have to worry about money. In the worst of financial times, the children believe they can still rely on the large amount of money Mama has in a big bank downtown. In reality, Mama has never been inside a bank.

Castro Street

Castro Street is the initial street where the family lives. When times are tough due to a labor strike, they take in Mr. Hyde as a boarder for extra income. Mama and the children love their cozy existence on Castro Street and are distraught when Papa makes the mistake of moving the family to a chicken ranch.

Little Bank

Unlike MAMA'S BANK ACCOUNT, the Little Bank actually does exist in the form of a little box in the kitchen. It contains the family's savings, and it is used to...

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