A Room with a View

by

E. M. Forster

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Indoors, Outdoors and Views

Forster often launches into lyrical descriptions of natural scenery, suggesting that this kind of physical background to the novel’s action may be more than simply background. The outdoors repeatedly evokes a sense of both beauty… (read full symbol analysis)

The Sacred Lake

In contrast, indoor spaces are generally symbolic of enclosure, restriction, and even oppression. In a conversation with Cecil, Lucy admits that she can only imagine him in a room with no windows. This suggests… (read full symbol analysis)