Slake's Limbo Setting & Symbolism

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Subway

The subway is in New York City. It is comprised of underground trains that serve as the main mode of transit for the city. Slake lives there for 121 days.

Subway token

A subway token is the fare to enter the subway. It is a special coin.

Commodore Hotel

The Commodore Hotel was built in 1920. Workers accidentally blasted dynamite at the wrong angle and created Slake's hideout. Therefore, the Commodore Hotel is on the other side of Slake's hideout.

Turnstile

A turnstile is a metal object a subway rider must pass through. The rider swipes her/his card or puts a token in the machine and passes through the turnstile.

Saltines

Saltines are crackers.

Woolies

Woolies are sheep.

Transfer points

Transfer points are subway stops where a passenger can transfer from one station to another via passageway. The transfer point stops are connected.

Continental breakfast

A continental breakfast...

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