The Poisonwood Bible Setting & Symbolism

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Kilanga

Kilanga is the village that the Prices move to in the Congo.

The Church Building

The church in Kilanga is an open dirt floor building.

The Price Home

The Price's home in the Congo is located in the village of Kilanga. It is larger than the other houses in the village and has a front room, two bedrooms, and a veranda.

Bethlehem, Georgia

Bethlehem is the town that the Prices live in before they leave for the Congo.

Kitchen House

The Price's kitchen is separate from their house. Orleanna has put up pictures in it, including one of President Eisenhower.

Kwilu River

This river runs along the Kilanga village. Nathan Price keeps trying to baptize people here but the women, in particular, resist because of the threat of crocodiles.

Methuselah

Methuselah is an African Grey parrot who is in the Price house when they arrive. He used...

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