Sabbath's Theater Setting & Symbolism

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Avenue C

The street in New York City where Sabbath used to set up Sabbath's Indecent Theater.

Madamaska Falls

The small northern mountain town where Sabbath and Roseanna go to escape from the city life of New York.

Sabbath's Hands

Arthritic to the point of debilitation, Sabbath's hands were once extremely strong and gifted at the art of puppetry. Hands, in both dream symbolism and literature, often symbolize one's power or ability to act in the world. Couple that symbolism with author Louise L. Hay's statement* that arthritic fingers symbolize "a desire to punish. Blame. Feeling victimized," and we have an apt description of Sabbath.

*Heal Your Body, Fourth Edition, 2003, Hay House Publishing; pg.15.

Deborah's Dresser

This is a garden of delights for Sabbath. As a voyeur, he enjoys rummaging through Norman's daughter's dresser drawers in search of lingerie and any other secrets she may have tucked away...

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