Anything Is Possible Setting

Elizabeth Strout
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The Guptill Dairy Farm

The Guptill Dairy Farm is mentioned in "The Sign," but it has already burned to the ground before the beginning of the story. However, because the farm and the fire that consumed it are such a large part of the story, it is an important setting. The farm was a large farm, with enough room for school children to come and tour, with wooden tables to eat their lunches and a large barn filled with cows. The farm was worth far more than the $35,000 it was insured for, and the loss of the farm becomes a defining moment in Tommy Guptill's life, and the lives of his family members.

Tommy Guptill's Truck

In "The Sign," much of the action of the story happens in the confines of Tommy's pickup truck as he drives to and from town on an errand. Much of the conversation with...

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