Forgot your password?  

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit Setting & Symbolism

This Study Guide consists of approximately 45 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit.
This section contains 332 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit Study Guide

Objects/Places

Next Door

The house next to Jean's childhood home. Her mother refers to "Next Door" scornfully, pointing out all their flaws. When there are sounds of a couple having sex coming from Next Door on a Sunday afternoon, she, Jean, and a friend sing Christian music loudly.

The Victoria Hospital

Where Jean undergoes surgery after it's discovered that she's "a bit deaf".

Devon

The city where Jean and her mother attend a summer camp with their church.

Halifax

Where Melanie is sent to stay with relatives after the church members discover that she and Jean are involved in a relationship.

The City of Lost Chances

The place Jean dreams about on the day after she promises to repent of her lifestyle and her relationship with Melanie.

The Cock and Whistle

A pub near Mrs. Arkwright's shop. Jean says that her mother had talked of the iniquity of the...

(read more from the Objects/Places section)

This section contains 332 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit Study Guide
Copyrights
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook