The Buried Giant Setting

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Axl's and Beatrice's Warren

This readers first meet Axl and Beatrice in their warren. The warren serves to paint a picture of their characters and the situation in the land. The couple live on the outskirts of their warren. There they are safe. The warren's council is protective of the elderly coupled. This is demonstrated by the council forbidding the couple to have a candle for fear that Axl or Beatrice might accidentally set their home on fire. Since their home is not near the warren's fire, they are sometimes cold in their dark dwelling; but, they are safe.

The Ruins of the Villa

The Ruins of the Villa are an important setting because Axl and Beatrice first meet the boatman there. During that meeting, they learn what the fate of the spouse who isn't allowed to travel to the island with their partner. They also find out what...

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