Strange Fits of Passion Setting & Symbolism

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Fork

Harrold uses a fork to attack Mary the morning she decides to kill him. Later, the prosecutor insists that a fork could not be considered a lethal weapon and therefore could not have made Mary afraid enough to kill in self defense.

Gun

Mary sees a gun on Jack's boat and later goes back to get it when Harrold finds her at the cottage.

Honeypots

Honeypots are small pockets of quicksand along the edges of the point that are uncovered when the tide is low. Mary falls into one of these honeypots when she goes out to Jack's boat to retrieve the gun.

Dingy

Jack uses a dingy to get to his boat. Mary uses the dingy the morning she retrieves the gun from Jack's boat.

Jack's Lobster Boat

Jack keeps his green and white lobster boat off the point where Mary's rental cottage is located.

Fishing House

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