A House for Mr Biswas

A House for Mr Biswas

Sans Souci Term Analysis

A beach town on the northeastern coast of Trinidad where Miss Logie takes Mr Biswas and his family for a week’s vacation after he starts work at the Community Welfare Department.
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Sans Souci Term Timeline in A House for Mr Biswas

The timeline below shows where the term Sans Souci appears in A House for Mr Biswas. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2, Chapter 5: The Void
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...asked if he might want to bring them on a vacation to her house at Sans Souci , and he eagerly agreed, coming to see that holidays might be something more than... (full context)
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...she said she felt ill and did not want to go all the way to Sans Souci , but changed her mind when Mr Biswas clarified that the other children were just... (full context)
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...so well-informed and had such violent prejudices.” They visited one beach and continued on to Sans Souci , where Miss Logie turned back, and the Biswases clustered in the same room of... (full context)
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...He soon took his family back to the beach at Belinda, on the way to Sans Souci , but their ride was nowhere near as satisfying as their first visit; they decided... (full context)