The Blue Castle: A Novel Setting & Symbolism

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Deerwood

Deerwood is the town in Canada where the novel takes place and where Valancy lives with her family. Deerwood is also the area of town where most of the residents from the surrounding areas go to shop, see the doctor, and do things of a similar nature.

Mistawis

Mistawis is the area where Barney Snaith lives. Mistawis is where is a group of islands are inhabited by some residents. Barney purchases one of the these islands and lives in the house. It is the area that Barney and Valancy explore together after they are married and living in Barney's house together.

Rosebush

Valancy receives a rosebush as a gift. The bush has not bloomed since the time Valancy planted it. In a fit of anger one day, Valancy chops the rosebush up. After she visits her family after her marriage, she notices the bush is in full...

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