Amity and Prosperity Setting & Symbolism

Eliza Griswold
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Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

This state in the north-central part of America is the broad-strokes setting for the narrative. It is politically diverse, leaning towards conservatism in its values and its politics.

Washington County, Pennsylvania

This county is in the southwest corner of the state, and is the region where much of the action of the narrative takes place. It is an area rich in natural resources, and is also a fertile area for farming and ranching.

The Washington County Fair

As described in the narrative, this annual event is something of a celebration of the rural way of life. Descriptions of the fair occur frequently throughout the narrative, and become something of a touchstone, or marker, by which the reader can gauge, or measure, the state of the Haneys' family life, of their well-being, and of their relationship with Range Resources. A key component of the descriptions...

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