Sybil Setting & Symbolism

Flora Rheta Schreiber
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Willow Corners

Willow Corners is Sybil's birthplace and hometown. Her father is a prominent businessman in Willow Corners until the Great Depression hits. The family lives in a white house with black shutters. Most of the other selves note that home for them is Willow Corners, signaling that this is the place where they first emerged.

Letter From Stan

When Sybil first comes to treatment with Dr. Wilbur after finding her again in New York, she wishes to show the doctor a letter. The letter is a Dear John letter from Sybil's boyfriend Stan. When Sybil pulls the letter out of her purse she finds that it has been ripped in half but has no recollection of tearing the paper. Peggy Lou is the one who ripped the letter in half and threw half in a trash bin along the street.

Buttonhook

Sybil has an intense fear of...

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