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Written on the Body Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Narrator's Apartment

The narrator lives with Jacqueline when Louise comes into their lives. The narrator tells Jacqueline about the affair with Louise, causing Jacqueline to become outraged and leaving her to destroy sections of the apartment. Later, the narrator and Louise live in the apartment until the narrator learns about Louise's illness. The narrator pays the rent for a year and leaves Louise in the apartment only to return and discover Louise has left.

Rosenthal Home

The narrator and Louise begin their affair in Louise's home. Later, after Louise tells Elgin about the affair, the narrator often spends the night in the Rosenthal home, causing tension between Elgin, Louise, and the narrator.

Cafe

There is a café in London where the narrator and Louise have often met. When the narrator comes back to London to find Louise, the narrator spends several afternoons in the café hoping to run...

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