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Fallout Setting & Symbolism

Ellen Hopkins
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Objects/Places

Cell Phone

Summer hides her cell phone from her new foster family so that she can keep in touch with Kyle after moving to Fresno.

Books

Summer is highly intelligent and enrolled in advanced academic classes in school. Summer is also well read and takes several beloved books with her on her many moves from foster home to foster home.

Foster Care

Summer lives in and out of foster care most of her life because of her mother and father's various addictions.

Pills

Hunter uses pills to help him get through a chaotic Thanksgiving day.

Alcohol

Autumn turns to alcohol to help her through the emotional turmoil of her aunt's wedding and apparent abandonment.

Crank

Crank is a slang term for crystal meth. Crystal meth is a highly addictive illegal drug. Kristina, Hunter, Autumn, and Summer's mother, is a crank addict.

DUI

Summer's father is charged with DUI...

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