Timequake Setting & Symbolism

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Xanadu

Xanadu is a writers' retreat located on Point Zion in Rhode Island. This is where the clambake takes place after the timequake. Xanadu is a reference to a Chinese province in which Kubla Khan established a pleasure garden, according to a poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Planet Booboo

The planet Booboo is a setting in one of Kilgore Trout's short stories. The Booboolings lose their imagination to science and become merciless creatures.

American Academy of Arts and Letters

The Academy is where Kilgore Trout goes after the timequake ends. He also throws his short stories away in a wire trash receptacle outside the Academy.

Former Museum of the American Indian

The Museum becomes a homeless shelter next door to the Academy. Kilgore Trout stays at the homeless shelter and turns it into a hospital after the timequake.

American Humanist Association

The author gives a talk at the...

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