The Winter Room Setting & Symbolism

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The Winter Room

The main living room of the farmhouse where Eldon and his family live. It is called the winter room because it is where they spend the cold winter evenings, sitting around the wood stove and listening to Uncle David's stories.

Minnesota

A northern state of the United States. Minnesota is the destination of many Norwegian immigrants such as Eldon's ancestors who come there to work in the thick forests as woodcutters.

Norway

A Scandinavian country that is the homeland of many of the immigrants to Minnesota such as Nels and Uncle David.

The Lake

A lake near Eldon's home where the family goes at the end of each summer for a picnic. Eldon's parents visited the lake before they were married and carved their names on a tree there.

The Granary

A building on the farm for storing grain after harvest. The brothers have a...

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