The Hiding Place Setting & Symbolism

Trezza Azzopardi
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The Chest

The chest is a small wooden chest where Dolores' mother lays her to sleep and closes the lid to hide her from her father.

The Rabbit Hutch

The rabbit hutch is Dolores' hiding place when her father becomes enraged after finding Mary with Joe Medora. The hutch is also where Mary puts Dolores to punish her.

Ruby Ring

The ruby ring is a ring Frankie Gauci inherits from his father that he loses gambling with Joe Medora.

True Crime Photo

The True Crime photo is a photo Mary tears from the magazine True Crime, with the caption, "Have you seen these men?" One of the men is Joe Medora. Mary hides it away in her sewing basket.

The Moonlight Club

The Moonlight Club is the name of the restaurant Joe Medora opens in the cafy he wins from Frankie after a bad hand of cards.

Dry Dock

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