The Door in the Wall Setting & Symbolism

Marguerite De Angeli
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Hospice of St. Mark's

The Hospice of St. Mark's is where Brother Luke takes Robin to care for him. The monks are caring for many plague victims here as well. It is surprising that Robin does not catch the plague, considering his immune system is already low. Robin's father has given the hospice money in the past, so even if the monks were not charitable, it is likely they would have cared for him because of his father's gifts.

Jennet or Jenny

Jennet is a small Spanish horse that Brother Luke brings to Robin's home to transport him to St. Mark's because he is unable to walk.

Carving Knife

Brother Luke brings Robin a knife to carve wood so that he will not be so bored. This knife has the added benefit of strengthening his hands. The crutches and the harp he carves are two of the most...

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