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The Age of Wire and String Setting & Symbolism

Ben Marcus
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Objects/Places

Ohioappears in Sleep, The House, Animal, Weather, Persons

Ohio is the author's word for the house, which he admits will never be clearly defined, even when the house is cleaned and shined. The problem with Ohio is that it is more than just a building. It is also a concept, a set of emotions, and a receptacle for memory.

The Age of Wire and Stringappears in Argument, The Society

The Age of Wire and String is a time when English scientists created a method of conversation based on the pattern of flutters that emerges when string and wire are used to cover the mouth during speech.

Western Worship Boxesappears in Sleep

Western Worship Boxes apparently are coffins.

Land Scarfappears in The House

A land scarf is a garment that also can be used as a landmark, for physical protection from the elements, or as...

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