The Painted Door

by

Sinclair Ross

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The Double Wheel Around the Moon

The night before the story takes place, a “double wheel” appeared around the moon. This double wheel (which is usually caused by ice crystals high in the atmosphere) is taken by all of the characters…

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The Painted Door

The painted door of the story’s title represents Ann’s desire for both control and excitement in her life. Ann wishes that she could have new, pretty things and live a more exciting life, but…

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