Mrs. Mike the Story of Katherine Mary Flannigan Setting & Symbolism

Benedict Freedman
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Montreal

Montreal is the last place of civilization Katherine's leaves on her journey from Boston to Alberta. They spend eighteen days of pulling the train out of drifts and scraping ice off of the wheels on their way to Calgary. This is one of the many signs of trouble ahead.

Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is the Great Northwest Territory of the Canadian wilderness until 1905 when the town becomes civilized. In 1907, Katherine heads to Calgary. She is thrilled to go to a place that has been civilized for only 2 years. This is a sign of Katherine's sense of adventure.

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston is the place symbolic of Katherine's childhood. It is the place from which she departs and leaves behind the fantasies and wonders of youth in search of her true identity as a woman.

Map

Before Katherine leaves on her trip, she looks at a map with her mother...

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