The Moonstone Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The novel is named after the "devilish Indian Diamond" (126.96.36.199), and the disappearance of the Moonstone is what sets off the whole mystery. Because the diamond is so central, there are a lot of t...
The Shivering Sands
The opening scenes of the novel take place by the Shivering Sands, which are a huge area of quicksand on the coast of Yorkshire, just a short walk from the Verinders' country house. It also becomes...
There's an awful lot of disguise in this novel. Both Miss Clack and Godfrey Ablewhite are terrible hypocrites, which means that their public personalities – the way they present themselves to...
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