Heartless Setting & Symbolism

Sara Shepard
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Rosewood, Pennsylvania

Rosewood, Pennsylvania is a suburb in Pennsylvania. It is located about 20 miles from Philadelphia. Rosewood is also the primary setting for the novel.

Barn Apartment

The Hastings have a barn apartment that sits behind their house, but in front of the woods. Melissa is using the apartment before she goes off to college. It is in the apartment where the girls spend their last slumber party together before Ali goes missing. When someone starts the woods on fire, the barn apartment is burned and damaged.

Rosewood Day School

Rosewood Day School is a private school in Rosewood. It is also the school where Ali and the girls attend school. When the reporters are trying to question the girls, the news crews surround the school and try to follow the girls to class to get their statements.

The Woods

The girls are in the woods when someone...

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