Seeds of Yesterday Setting & Symbolism

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Foxworth Hall

Foxworth Hall is the family home of Chris and Catherine's maternal grandparents. Their mother hides them in the attic when their father dies and they have no where else to go. Upon the death of their mother, she leaves her fortune, including the mansion, to Bart.

The Attic

The attic in Foxworth Hall is where Chris, Catherine and their twin siblings were hidden, abused and neglected for part of their childhood.

When moving back to the mansion, the attic holds many special and tormenting memories for Catherine.

Sins

Bart is obsessed with sins, primarily the sins of other people.

Bart believes the sin between is mother and uncle as they live together as husband and wife is contaminating the entire family. He categorizes sins, using their incest as a catalyst to gauge which ones are worse than incest. He says his adultery with his brother's wife...

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