Shadows on the Rock Questions and Answers
by Willa Cather

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What do the shadows represent?

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The rock itself represents Quebec, in which the story is set. It is a haven of relative stability and security for French settlers in the still wild and generally unspoiled wilderness of North America. Nevertheless, life for settlers such as C├ęcile and her father is still incredibly hard in this part of the world, as can be seen from the...

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