Rabbit-proof Fence Setting & Symbolism

Doris Pilkington Garimara
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Australia

The story of Rabbit-Proof Fence takes place on the continent of Australia. There are vivid descriptions of the diverse terrains that are found in Australia throughout the book.

England

Much of the story of Rabbit-Proof Fence surrounds the problems that arose with the presence of the English settlers who encroached upon the land of the Aborigines and who passed laws that favored the settlers.

Jigalong

Jigalong was the destination of Molly and the other girls who escaped from Moore River Settlement. They found their way back to Jigalong after traveling by foot for over two months.

Moore River Settlement

The English government decided that the half-caste Aboriginal children, who were fathered by Englishmen, should be moved to settlements where they would receive an education. Moore River Settlement was where Molly, Gracie and Daisy were sent.

Rabbit-Proof Fence

The rabbit-proof fence ran almost the entire length, north to...

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