The Aviary Symbols & Objects

Kathleen O'Dell
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The Aviary

The aviary is a sanctuary for five birds that live in an enormous black iron case in the Glendoveer rose garden. The cage, almost as large as twelve year old Clara’s bedroom, is nested against the back wall of the garden under a worn pergola with a tattered roof. The cage is rarely opened or entered by anyone but Ruby, the birds' caretaker. When it storms, the aviary must be covered to protect the birds from the rain, other foul weather, and from catching pneumonia.

The aviary seems to be a fitting place to house Booth and Jimmy when they are caught by Clara and Daphne, forcing the men to endure the prison that they had forced the Glendoveer children into for the past 50 years.

Glendoveer mansion

The Glendoveer mansion is the main setting in the story. The mansion is decorated with souvenirs and...

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