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Jellicoe Road Setting & Symbolism

Melina Marchetta
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Australia

Australia is the country in which the setting of the novel "Jellicoe Road" by Melina Marchetta occurs. It is the location of Sydney, Jellicoe, Jellicoe Road, and Jellicoe School.

Jellicoe

Jellicoe is the quiet town in Australia, 600 kilometers (about 372 miles) from Sydney, where Jellicoe Road and Jellicoe School are located. Jellicoe town is the territory of the Townies, and is where Santangelo, his family, and Raffaela and her family live.

Jellicoe Road

Jellicoe Road is the road that goes to the Jellicoe School. It was the scene of a freak car accident in the 1980s, happened upon by Fitz, who saved the lives of Tate, Webb, and Hannah.

Jellicoe School

Jellicoe School is an elite, but state-run school that caters to students with less-than-stellar pasts. It is the territory of the students who board at the school, the Underground Community. Jellicoe School is attended by Taylor, Raffaela...

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