Postcards from No Man's Land Setting & Symbolism

Aidan Chambers
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263 Prisengracht

263 Prisengracht is the house where Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazis during the Second World War, and the house where she wrote her famous diary. When Jacob visits this house, he has an extreme reaction when he realizes that the memory of Anne belongs to the world, not just to him.

Oosterbeek

Oosterbeek is the village in Amsterdam where Geertrui and her family live during the Second World War. The British soldiers flood the city and attempt to gain ground in this village to push out the German soldiers.

Mouse Moods

Mouse Moods are the moods that Jacob gets into when he's feeling suicidal. His grandmother gave these moods this nickname after they discovered a terrified mouse hiding in their floorboards. Jacob tried to free the frightened animal, but ended up accidentally killing it. He has never forgiven himself for this.

The Dream

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