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A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana Setting & Symbolism

Haven Kimmel
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Mooreland

Mooreland is a small town in Indiana 10 miles north of New Castle with a population of 300. The one main street, Broad Street, has the town's only four-way stop sign. Three churches line the street, more or less equally spaced. The town has a gas station and drug store, but no drugs and no doctors to prescribe drugs. Kimmel describes Mooreland as a place where everyone believes in God and there is no such thing as mutliculturalism. The Mooreland Fair is the biggest event in the city and Kimmel claims that no town is more beautiful than Mooreland at Christmastime.

Minnie Hodson's House

Minnie Hodson's house is the house next to the Jarvis' and is often used as a landmark to direct visitors coming to the Jarvis house. Although first occupied by Minnie Hodson, an elderly woman with a dog, when she passes away, it becomes host to...

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