While My Pretty One Sleeps Setting & Symbolism

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Morrison State Park

Morrison State Park is the place where Ethel's killer dumps her body.

An Entrance Behind a Boulder-Sized Rock

It is inside this entrance the killer has found behind a boulder-sized rock that he hides her body.

Ethel's Purse and Luggage

Ethel's killer throws her purse and luggage into a lake where he doesn't believe anyone will ever find it.

A Garbage Bin

A garbage bin is where Ethel's killer deposits the bloody plastic bag that her body had been wrapped in.

A Gas Station on Tenth Avenue

The killer rents a car to dispose of her body from this place that doesn't keep records on rented cars.

Antique Dagger

It is this antique dagger that is used to kill Ethel. Ruth later hides this dagger in an Indian shop when she believes that it was Seamus who was responsible for Ethel's murder.

Run in Ethel's Hose

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