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Because of Winn-Dixie Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Winn-Dixie Grocery Store

The Winn-Dixie is the grocery store where Opal finds her first friend in Naomi, Florida, a stray dog she names Winn-Dixie.

Friendly Corners Trailer Park

Opal, Winn-Dixie, and the Preacher reside in a trailer in the Friendly Corners Trailer Park.

The Herman W. Block Memorial Library

This library is owned and run by Miss Franny Block. Opal spends a lot of time here the first summer she lives in Naomi.

Open Arms Baptist Church of Naomi

Open Arms Baptist Church is the church where the Preacher works and where many residents of Naomi go to worship.

Gertrude's Pets

Gertrude's is a pet shop in the town of Naomi where Opal secures a red leather collar and leash for Winn-Dixie in exchange for sweeping the floors and straightening up every morning. Gertrude's is also where Opal and Winn-Dixie meet a new friend named Otis. He's in...

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