Stop-time Setting & Symbolism

Frank Conroy
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England

The book's prologue and epilogue are both set in England, where the author presents himself as having established a quiet, productive life occasionally interrupted by spasms of impulsive drinking.

Freemont School

The author's childhood school where he has an experience which, in the narrative's overall context, enlightens him about the dangers of indulging in childish impulses, a warning which, the narrative seems to suggest, he doesn't always listen to, since similar childish impulses, although less violent, nonetheless trigger trouble for both himself and others.

New York City

The author's original home to which he frequently returns after lengthy visits to Florida during his childhood, which becomes his permanent home once he enters adolescence, and through which he passes briefly on his way to a new life following his enlightening trip to Europe.

Fort Lauderdale

The author's Florida home, its apparently endless sunshine and frequent heat providing the...

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