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The Man Who Loved Children Setting & Symbolism

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Tohoga House is the home to the Pollit family. It once belonged to Henny's family, the Collyers. The Collyers had a substantial amount of money at one time but the house has since fallen into disrepair. The Pollits only pay $50 per month to Henny's father, David Collyer, for use of the house. Henny says it is so cheap because it is falling apart and it is not worth more. Henny claims that there is no money to fix the house, although others seem to think that the family money is simply mismanaged.

Tohoga House sits on a two acre plot between 31st and P Streets in the Georgetown section of Washington, DC. It was once a nice neighborhood but now the once stately home is no longer a showpiece. Still, Sam calls the house "the island in the sky."

A black galvanized iron fence runs around...

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