Short Story Masterpieces Setting & Symbolism

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Jackrollerappears in A Bottle of Milk for Mother

A jackroller is a person who robs another person with a weapon such as a knife or gun.

Torch Songappears in Torch Song

A torch song is a song told about lost loves, often with sentimentality and deep emotion.

Open Winterappears in Open Winter

The term 'open winter' represents a winter that is free from frost.

Dufferappears in Tree of Knowledge.

A duffer is a person who sells cheap and worthless merchandise.

Liberty Hallappears in Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall is a concert hall in Lawrence Kansas known for its ambiance and rich atmosphere. In the short story, the name is used to represent a place of rest and relaxation for Ben Drake.

Tuanappears in The Outstation

Tuan is a phrase used to indicate a master in Malaysian culture.

Sojournerappears in Sojourner

A sojourner is a temporary resident of an area...

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