Eventide Setting

Kent Haruf
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Holt

Holt, Colorado, is a fictional rural-suburban small town (based on Yuma) located along U.S. Highway 34. It is surrounded by sprawling farmland and ranches. The town itself is home to diners, restaurants, stores, taverns, schools, gas stations, the county courthouse, and various other small town businesses, services, and buildings. Holt is populated primarily by working class, impoverished, rural residents (such as ranchers and farmers). Holt serves as the main setting for the novel, from the McPherons who own a ranch seventeen miles outside of town to the Wallaces who own a trailer in the impoverished area of town.

Old shed

The old shed, which symbolizes the potential of the future, is at the end of an alley near an abandoned lot. It is discovered by DJ and Dena. It is full of old equipment, such as a lawnmower, old tools, baskets, and various other things. These things represent...

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