The Inheritance of Loss Setting & Symbolism

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Cho Oyu

This is the house and the property that the judge owns. It is near Mt. Kachenjunga, which is in the north eastern tip of India. It was built by a Scotsman, who fell in love with India and wanted to establish roots in the country. The house was once a grand estate with modern luxuries and lots of charm. However, throughout the years it had begun to fall apart and less of it was inhabitable. It was starting to collapse, just like the judge's health. Passages that refer to the home parallel those about the judge himself.

Kalimpong

Kalimpong is the town where Cho Oyu is located. It has a small market and the majority of the population is Gorkhas, which is a Nepalese ethnic identity.

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