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The Weight of Silence Setting & Symbolism

Heather Gudenkauf
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Objects/Places

Pink Nightgown

This is what Calli was wearing when she disappeared.

Cowboy Boots

Calli loved wearing these shoes. She got them from her brother after tormenting him for them.

Gun

This is what Martin grabbed when he went out to find his daughter's attacker.

Antonia's Garden

This is an area where Antonia works to stay calm. It's where she discovers footprints that help in the investigation.

Journals

Mr. Wilson reaches Calli better than other counselors when her encourages her to use these instead of talking.

Willow Creek Woods

This is where Calli, Antonia and Ben like to go and play and have picnics.

Iowa City

This is where Petra is taken for treatment.

Necklace

This is an object that Calli has in her hand when she comes out of the woods. Petra was never without it.

St. Gilianus

This is where Martin worked as an economics professor.

Mourning Glory

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