Missing May Setting & Symbolism

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The Trailer

The trailer is the first home Summer has ever really known. Although it's beat up - aluminum is peeling off, it's missing a window, and its steps are sinking, Summer loves it. It is set precariously on the face of a mountain, and Summer compares it to a toy God was playing with in heaven before accidentally dropping it down to Earth below.

The Valiant

The Valiant is Ob's only car that actually runs. This is the car Ob drove when he brought Summer home for the first time, and the car that he drove, with Summer and Cletus, to Putnam County for the séance.

The Chevy

The Chevy is a beat up old pick-up truck that Ob held onto years after it first broke down. All her life, Summer wondered why he had kept the broken down truck, but on the day of May's...

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