Benediction Setting

Kent Haruf
This Study Guide consists of approximately 37 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Benediction.
This section contains 401 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Benediction Study Guide

Holt

Holt is a fictional town located in Colorado. It is a rural town comprised mainly of working-class residents. Most residents are socially conservative, quick to rally around those they love, tolerant except in involuntary or sudden situations, and fiercely independent. Holt is where the Lyle family moves following their fallout in Denver. Holt has been the lifelong home of the Lewis family, the Johnson family, Berta May, and others. Most of the novel occurs in Holt, with subplots and side stories revolving around Dad as he spends his last few months at home in Holt.

The Lewis place

The Lewis place is located in the western part of Holt in a rural neighborhood. It is an old farmhouse purchased by Dad for his family decades ago. The Lewis place is where Dad and Mary raise their children, and it is from the Lewis place that Frank flees while...

(read more)

This section contains 401 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Benediction Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Benediction from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook