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The City of Ember Setting & Symbolism

Jeanne DuPrau
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Ember

This is a city built underground to escape the destruction of Earth.

The Builders

This is the group of scientists who created Ember.

The Pipeworks

This is an area under the city of Ember where the city's water pipes are routed. The Pipeworks lead to the river and are the location of the hidden rooms with the boats.

Assignment Day

This is the day when all the twelve-year-olds are assigned their jobs in Ember.

Lina's Closet

This is where the instructions for leaving Ember are discovered.

Ember School

This is where Lina and Doon attend classes until Assignment Day.

The Book of the City of Ember

This is a book that's treated as a text book in school and contains everything everyone knows about Ember.

Highest Class

This is the last class of school before students at the age of twelve, complete their studies and begin work...

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