Mother Night Setting & Symbolism

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The Old Jerusalem Jail

Old Jerusalem Jail is where the narrator waits for his trail. While he is incarcerated here, he writes the detailed account of how he got there.

Haifa Institute for Documentation of War Criminals

This institute is interested in gathering information about war criminals from World War II. The director of the institute asks the narrator to document the events of his life to enter into the historical record.

The Attic

The attic where the narrator lived in New York for 15 years while he was hiding out from the rest of the world.

The Ministry of Popular Enlightenment and Propaganda is the Nazi ministry office that the narrator works for during the war.

A Nation of Two

The narrator refers to himself and his wife Helga as a nation of two. This idea represents how two people can...

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