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Strangers on a Train Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

The Train

The train from New York to Texas is where Bruno and Guy first meet. It is also where Bruno first suggests the idea of murder, and swapping murders, which Guy patently rejects.

Metcalf, Texas

Metcalf, Texas, is Guy's hometown. It is where his mother lives and where Miriam lives. It is also where Bruno murders Miriam.

New York City

New York City is where Guy lives and works as an architect and where Bruno stalks Guy.

Long Island

Long Island, New York, is where both the Bruno and Faulkner families live. It is where Anne and Guy visit and have dates and it is where Guy murders Bruno's father.

Acapulco, Mexico

Acapulco, Mexico, is where the Faulkners visit during the summer. It is where Guy and Anne spend several days in each other's company.

Alton

Alton, New York, is the town where the house Guy and...

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