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The Sandman Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

The Trichinobezoar, from Calliope

The trichinobezoar is formed when swallowed hair is bound together in the stomach. This and other bezoars supposedly have magical powers to prevent death by poison.

Moly Flowers, from Calliope

Erasmus Fry uses moly flowers to bind and capture the muse Calliope.

Calliope's Scroll, from Calliope

Erasmus Fry captures the muse Calliope by burning her scroll.

Mount Helicon, from Calliope

Mount Helicon is where Erasmus Fry captures the muse Calliope while she is bathing in a stream.

The Graveyard, from A Dream of a Thousand Cats

The Siamese cat speaks to all the other cats in a graveyard.

The Angel Statue, from A Dream of a Thousand Cats

The Siamese cat perches atop a statue of an angel when she addresses her feline audience.

The Dream Realm, from A Dream of a Thousand Cats

The Siamese cat travels to the dream realm to meet...

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