Little Children Setting

Tom Perrotta
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Bellington

Bellington is the small town where "Little Children" takes place. There are specific sites around the town that matter more than others, but the town is supposed to be a calm, idyllic location to raise a family. It has playgrounds, a town pool, and many families.

The streets of Bellington can be considered a setting because a handful of times, Larry and Todd drive through the streets of the town either hanging up anti-Ronnie flyers, heading toward Ronnie's house so Larry can do something mean to him or his house, or Larry is loudly warning people from the street to beware of Ronnie's presence in Bellington.

The playground

"Little Children" starts and ends at a school playground. It is the location of Sarah and Todd's first kiss, and it is the playground where the other mothers most often go with their children during the week. It is described...

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