The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Setting & Symbolism

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Miss Murray's Scarf

Mina Murray wears a flowing red scarf wrapped securely around her neck—no matter what her other clothing may be, the scarf is present. On one occasion, a friend suggests she remove the scarf to stay more in-character with her disguise, but she refuses. She even sleeps in the scarf, as depicted on p. 45, pane 4. The scarf covers up scarring left by bites received from Count Dracula and is an interesting addition to Murray's characterization.

Cavorite

Cavorite is a mysterious substance developed by Professor Selwyn Cavor; it provides the motive elevating power for flight and a handful of the substance is sufficient to lift even a vast metal airship high into the sky. Cavorite's levitating action can be blocked by specially-treated glasses and metals. The recovery of stolen cavorite forms the basic plot of the graphic novel. Cavorite is a representation of a fictional...

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