Swan Song Setting & Symbolism

Robert R. McCammon
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The Glass Circle

This magical circle of glass is referred to as a ring during most of the novel, but turns out to be a crown for Swan. It is the melded remains of a Steuben glass shop and has been given special powers of sight after the blasts.

Sister's Bag

This object is part of Sister's identity in Manhattan.

Earth House/Blue Dome Mountain

This place is where Roland and his family have come to be safe from nuclear holocaust. Unfortunately, it is structurally unsound and collapses when a bomb falls too close.

Leona's House

This place provides Swan and Josh the first bit of real hospitality they have had since the basement, giving them hot baths and real meals.

The Tarot Cards

These objects are used to tell Swan's future. The Empress, The Devil, and Death cards reoccur throughout the story.

Crucifixes

These objects appear throughout...

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