The Sisters Brothers Setting & Symbolism

Patrick deWitt
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Commodore's Mansion

When the novel first opens, Eli and Charlie Sisters are at the commodore's mansion. Charlie is inside of the mansion getting their next job assignment from the commodore. Eli Sisters is waiting outside of the mansion with their horses. At the end of the novel, Eli sneaks into the commodore's mansion to kill the commodore.

Mayfield

Mayfield is one of the cities the Sisters brothers stop. Mayfield is named after the man that runs the town. This is the city where the brothers turn over the bear pelt to the man whose name is Mayfield. This is also the location where Eli meets the bookkeeper.

Oregon City

Oregon City is another city in the novel. It is the hometown of Charlie and Eli Sisters. The brothers return to Oregon City at the end of the novel to reunite with their mother.

San Francisco

San Francisco is...

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