Sophie's World Setting & Symbolism

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3 Clover Close

3 Clover Close is Sophie's home address. It is a house by the edge of the woods.

The Den

The den is a hole in the hedgerow in Sophie's backyard, where she goes to be alone.

Sophie's room

Sophie's room is where Sophie does much of her reading and where she hangs the antique mirror.

The Major's Cabin

The Major's cabin is by a lake in the woods behind Sophie's house. The philosopher stays there at first, and later some of the lectures take place there.

The White Rabbit

The white rabbit is a metaphor from when a magician pulls a rabbit from nowhere out of a hat. It is also used as a metaphor for the universe, where philosophers stay on the outer rabbit hairs and try to see what is going on. The White Rabbit is also a literary reference from the book "Alice in...

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