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What is the setting in the short story "The Ambitious Guest"?

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beccag11 | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted September 23, 2008 at 10:20 AM via web

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What is the setting in the short story "The Ambitious Guest"?

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beccag11 | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted September 23, 2008 at 10:25 AM (Answer #1)

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Notch of the White Hills, Massachusetts

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pmiranda2857 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted September 24, 2008 at 7:09 AM (Answer #2)

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The setting of the story is a rural cabin that sits at the base of an unstable mountain.  The family often hears rumblings from the mountain.

"Although they are entirely comfortable, mention is made of the harsh winter weather and the dangerous position of the cottage, over which towers a mountain. The noise of stones tumbling down the mountain has often startled the family at midnight."

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suesan | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted December 31, 2011 at 5:19 PM (Answer #3)

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Notch in White Hills

specific : cottage.

Time : one September night.

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