The Best of Roald Dahl Setting & Symbolism

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Englandappears in Several stories

England is the setting for many of the stories in The Best of Roald Dahl.

Cairoappears in Madame Rosette

Cairo is a city in Egypt. Stag and Stuffy vacation there after fighting in Libya during World World II in "Madame Rosette."

Jamaicaappears in Man from the South

Jamaica is where the bet in the story, "Man from the South," takes place. The Englishman meets the South American and the American men who make a bet over a lighter.

The Sound Machineappears in The Sound Machine

The sound machine, in the story titled the same, is a machine that amplifies sounds, allowing humans to hear sounds normally inaudible, such as the screaming of flowers when they are picked.

The Cruise Shipappears in Dip in the Pool

The cruise ship is the scene of the action in the story, "Dip in the Pool."

Leg of Lambappears in Lamb to the Slaughter

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