The Sandman: A Game of You Setting & Symbolism

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The Land

The Land is the place where Barbie goes to sleep. It is much older than she is and was created by Morpheus, the Dream King. As an imaginative child, it was her escape from her dull life; she was able to pretend to be a lost princess.

Porpentine

The Porpentine is a necklace that Martin Tenbones takes from the Land to New York City where he gives it to Barbie as he dies. The Porpentine, along with the Hierogram, signifies the life of the Land. The Cuckoo destroys it to enable her release.

Hierogram

The Hierogram is a thing that, along with the Porpentine, signifies the life of the Land. The Cuckoo destroys it to enable her release.

Barbie's Apartment

Barbie's apartment is a small efficiency in New York where she lives alone. This is where she is sleeping without dreaming when Wanda wakes her to...

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