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Loser Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

John W. Satterfield Elementary School

John W. Satterfield Elementary School is where much of the action of the novel takes place. It is a typical school with no distinguishing characteristics and minimally described.

The Zinkoff Home

The Zinkoff home is never described except for the cellar where Zinkoff tries to make himself go in the dark to rid himself of his fear of the Furnace Monster. The cellar has wires, strange machinery, and dark corners.

Willow Street

Willow Street is a street a few blocks from Zinkoff's house where he goes to visit with people he met as young boy one Sunday on a mock mail delivery run with his father. It is is more important as a representation of a happy place for Zinkoff than as an actual setting.

Halftank Hill

Halftank Hill is a hill in the neighborhood down which children sled in winter and bike...

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