The Waves Setting & Symbolism

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Elvedon

Elvedon is the name an estate near to the area where the characters grow up and where Susan eventually goes back to.

Hampton Court

Hampton Court is an area of Surrey where the characters meet for the last time.

Rome

After he has left his wife, Bernard travels to Rome for ten days.

London

Neville, Jinny, Louis and Rhoda reside in London, and all the characters meet at a restaurant in London in section 4.

India

Percival dies in India when he falls from his horse.

The Attic

Louis goes to his attic for solitude and to write his poetry.

Spain

Rhoda travels to the Spanish countryside after her break up from Louis and contemplates suicide when she stands at a cliff edge.

The Opera

Rhoda visits the opera when she hears of Percival's death.

Bernard visits the national gallery when he hears of Percival's...

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