Quicksand Setting

Malin Persson Giolito
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Upper Djursholm High School

This is a prestigious school with special programs and even a trade school. Maja sails through their curriculum without much effort because she is very smart.

Fagerman Yacht

A luxurious boat with all the amenities that the Norbergs are extremely impressed with. It represents the Fagerman riches.

Courtroom

Maja is tried in the largest courtroom in Sweden that is ruled by the chief judge and lay judges.

Quicksand

Quicksand is a metaphor for the situation Maja gets in with Sebastian, thanks to the encouragement of her parents. She gets stuck in the Fagerman problems, from which she cannot extricate herself and finds no one to turn to. When she tries to disengage from the Fagermans' problems, they manipulate her so that she sinks deeper and deeper into the quicksand of their subjugation.

Djursholm Square

Shortly after the school shootings, there were riots for two nights...

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