The Street of Crocodiles Setting & Symbolism

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The Street of Crocodiles

The street of Crocodiles is a new commercial district on the edge of town. It is described as an ugly place lacking purpose or imagination. In a detailed map of the city that the narrator liked to look at as a boy, The Street of Crocodiles is a sparse landscape, with few streets. This is different than the rest of the city which is old, crowded and sprawled out.

Market Square

The narrator's home is off Market Square, which is near the center of the city. It is a well to do area. The houses are described as being full of apartments and confusing, labyrinth-like passageways. Often rooms are forgotten for years at a time, or if you are not paying attention, a familiar passage turns unfamiliar and you find yourself suddenly lost. Market Square is a fa├žade of respectability, behind which lie...

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