The People of Sparks Setting & Symbolism

Jeanne DuPrau
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Sparks

Sparks is a small agricultural village where the people of Ember come to live. Much of the story takes place in Sparks

Ember

Ember is a city that was built in a cave several generations before the time of the story. The city was dying when Doon and Lina discovered a route to escape, leading 400 Emberites to Sparks.

The Pioneer

The Pioneer is an abandoned hotel building where the people of Ember are sheltered on the outskirts of Sparks.

Dr. Hester's House

Dr. Hester lives in a large house with a courtyard where she grows medicinal plants and herbs. Lina stays with Dr. Hester in Sparks.

The Plaza

The Plaza is a central part of Sparks. There are shops around it and a fountain in the center. The main conflict of the story takes place in the Plaza.

The Ark

The "Ark" is the store house where...

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