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Outer Dark Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Appalachia

Rural Appalachia is where the story takes place, in an unidentified state.

Cheatham

Cheatham is the town where Culla looks for work and is chased and shot at by a group of angry men.

Chicken River

The Holme cabin is located in the woods near the Chicken River.

Preston Flats

Preston Flats is one of the towns where Culla seeks work and looks for his sister.

Johnson County

The Holme cabin is located in Johnson County—an area that has a rough reputation.

Clark Auction Company

Culla gets a job from Clark, the owner of the auction company, digging two graves.

Dr.'s Office

Rinthy visits the doctor in one of the towns she visits. Her breasts are sore from not nursing after the birth of her child.

Moran

The ferryman tells Culla that the the town across the river is Morgan where he could find...

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