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The View from Saturday Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Epiphany, New York

This is the small, upstate town where Mrs. Olinski and The Souls live. The word "epiphany" can mean a moment of sudden illumination or understanding.

Century Village

The retirement community in Florida where Noah visits his grandparents, Century Village is also the home to Izzy and Margaret Draper.

Sillington House

Mr. Singh buys this former farmhouse to turn it into a bed & breakfast inn. This is the quiet and civilized setting where The Souls have tea each Saturday.

The Calligraphy Pen and Bottle of Ink

Noah is given a calligraphy pen and ink by Tillie Nachman, the resident of Century Village who taught him to write in calligraphy. Noah gives his present away at the wedding in an act of selflessness. Noah replaces the pen and ink for himself, and gives a gift of another pen and ink to Julian at the first tea party...

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