Burned Setting & Symbolism

Ellen Hopkins
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Carson City, Nevada

Carson City, Nevada, is one of two main settings for the novel Burned by Ellen Hopkins. It is the location of the Von Stratten household.

The Von Stratten Household

The Von Stratten household is located in Carson City, Nevada. It is where Patty, her mother, her father, and her siblings live. It is the site of much violence and anguish, perpetrated by the family patriarch.

School

School is the place where Patty can escape her home life, and where she uses her lunch period to call Ethan.

Ely, Nevada

Ely, Nevada is the small town where Stephen and Jeanette grew up.

Caliente, Nevada

Caliente, Nevada, is the small town near Aunt Jeanette's ranch. It is where Ethan, Patty, Aunt Jeanette, and Kevin see fireworks on the Fourth of July.

Aunt Jeanette's Ranch

Aunt Jeanette's ranch is located near Caliente, Nevada, and is a source of...

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