A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments Setting & Symbolism

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Philo, Illinois

Philo is the small town where Wallace grew up and played competitive tennis.

Television

This is the subject of Wallace's second essay. While Wallace believes television is not inherently bad, people watch too much television and thereby limit their interactions with other people.

Happy Hollow

Happy Hollow is the area of the Illinois State Fair where the carnival rides are housed.

Expo Building

This is the building at the Illinois State Fair where there are multiple booths mostly selling items also advertised on television.

Los Angeles

Wallace visits Los Angeles to write his article on David Lynch and discovers it lives up to the the stereotypes he had heard about it.

Griffith Park

This is a park in Los Angeles where Wallace is allowed to watch David Lynch shoot a scene for "Lost Highway."

Stade Jarry Tennis Complex

This is the Montreal venue that hosts the...

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