The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer Setting & Symbolism

Jennifer Lynch
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Twin Peaks (the television series)

"Twin Peaks" was a television series in the early 1990s, and provided the source material such as characters and situations that forms the basis of this book. Hailed as innovative and dramatically powerful, the show developed an intense cult following, but in its second season changed its narrative focus and, to a degree, its style and lost most of its fan base. The show was cancelled at the end of that season.

Twin Peaks (the town)

Twin Peaks is the town where the narrative and the television series were set, a small community in the shadow of a mountain range. It's possible to see a sexual aspect to the name "Twin Peaks", albeit a somewhat crude one, in that "twin peaks" can possibly be seen as a somewhat crude euphemism for a woman's breasts. This, in turn, can be seen as justified, if...

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