Sunlight Symbol Timeline in In the Lake of the Woods
The timeline below shows where the symbol Sunlight appears in In the Lake of the Woods. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 20: Evidence
...there. When he saw My Lai, he understood why the massacre occurred: “it was the sunlight.” There was a feeling of unknowable wickedness, he continues, in the environment. Other factors that... (full context)
Chapter 21: The Nature of the Spirit
...Massacre. The killing takes four hours, and it is both systematic and thorough. In the sunlight, soldiers shoot, rape, sodomize, and stab Vietnamese villagers. PFC Richard Thinbill, a young, good-looking man,... (full context)
Chapter 22: Hypothesis