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Ordinary People Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Lake Forest, Illinois

Lake Forest, Illinois is the town where the story takes place.

Lake Forest High School

Conrad (and, at one time, his brother Jordan) attends school at Lake Forest High School.

Dr. Berger's Office

A lot like the doctor himself, Dr. Berger's office feels rumpled and disorganized, yet full of energy and hope.

Conrad's Room

Conrad spends a lot of time in his room questioning himself and escaping from the people and realities around him.

Cal's Office

Cal's law office is located near Dr. Berger's office giving Cal the opportunity to suggest that he and Conrad ride home together after Conrad's sessions.

The Boat

Conrad and Jordan took the boat out onto the lake, and when it capsized in bad weather, Jordan drowned.

The Swim Team

Conrad, Jordan, and Joe Lazenby ruled the swim team at one time, but it became too big a reminder of...

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