Eileen Setting

Ottessa Moshfegh
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X-Ville

The tranquil New England town, it is the place where Eileen grows up and where she undergoes her transformation. It is a generic New England town that has a festive Christmas tradition, with boys who clean driveways and a correctional facility that uses religion to cure sin from young boys.

Moorehead

The boys correctional facility, Moorehead is where Eileen is employed in her early twenties and is where she first meets Rebecca. It is also where Randy works, the main object of Eileen's fantasies pre-transformation. There is a religious streak to the facility enforced by the warden, who has carte blance to be verbally and physically abusive to the inhabitants.

Lardner's

Lardner's is the liquor store where Eileen purchase her father's alcohol. Her visits there are so frequent that she has the layout of the store memorized, knowing exactly where the gin is located.

New York City

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