All Things Cease to Appear Setting

Elizabeth Brundage
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Chosen, New York

Chosen is the small, rural town in New York, and is the novel's primary setting. It is where the Hale's and Lawton's live, and where the Clare's eventually move to. It was primarily a farming town, but recent economic downturn has seen more wealthy commuters to the city buying up run down farms and gentrifying the area. The is a deep divide between the true local, blue-collar residents and the outsiders, the white-collar families, and wealthy newcomers.

Stonington, Connecticut

George's parents live in Stonington, Connecticut in a salt box house near the ocean. George learned to sail there. On the occasions when Catherine visits her in-laws in Stonington, she is often made to feel less than, and it is generally a pretentious and unwelcoming household.

The Inn

Willis and Eddy both work at the Inn in Chosen. Willis lives in a room there, which is where...

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