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The Collected Stories of Colette Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

The Bourgeoisieappears in All the Way in Flagstaff, Arizona

Bourgeois characters appear repeatedly throughout Colette's stories. She pokes fun at their middle-class values and traditions.

The Music Hall

This is the location for the stories in the second part. A place where dancers put on performances.

The Countrysideappears in Talk of Heroes

Characters from the city, particularly upper-class characters, often vacation, hide out, or must spend time in the country.

The Bedroom

Some of the most revealing love scenes take place in the bedroom. This is particularly the case for non-traditional relationships, such as those between older women and younger men.

Shops and Boutiques

Colette writes several stories about the everyday people she comes across in shops and similar locations.

The Audience

Several stories are told from the point of view of audience members, rather than the performers, giving the upper-class view of performances, which probably...

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