Remembrance of Things Past Setting & Symbolism

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Combray

Combray is Aunt Leonie's country home where the narrator and his family visit every summer.

The Magic Lantern

The magic lantern is a lantern that the narrator imagines projects images of the story of Golo and Genevieve de Brabant across his walls while he is banished to his bedroom.

Little Room

The little room beside schoolroom is the room where the narrator sneaks away to read during times when he is not supposed to be reading.

Mamma's Good Night Kiss

Mamma's good night kiss is craved by the narrator and he looks forward to it all day. Unfortunately, when guests dine at Combray, Mamma does not come upstairs to kiss him good night.

The Garden

The garden is where grandmother walks every day and urges the narrator's parents to allow him to join her.

School

School is in Paris where the narrator lives and he fears being...

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